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Curacao 1/10 and 1/4 Gulden  1944 to 1948
Curacao 1/10 and 1/4 Gulden 1944 to 1948

The small Caribbean island of Curacao is actually a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Wilhelmina minted several different coins for use in Curacao during the mid 1900s. The 1/10 and 1/4 gulden look different than most of the Curacaon coins because the side without the Queen is very plain. Other denominations have more elaborate designs. This page applies to the plain-backed pieces, like the one in the picture.

These are silver coins and they command decent collector value when in good condition. Here are some typical catalog values.

1/10th GULDEN (0.029 troy ounces silver)
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated (like our picture): $3
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $12

1/4th GULDEN (0.074 troy ounces silver)
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated (like our picture): $4
well preserved: $12
fully uncirculated: $28

Use our Important Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual (lower) buy and sell values.

Coin: 8140 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: sarah, Mon, 11-Jul-2011 17:58:48 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 13-Dec-2013 21:56:46 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 25-Dec-2015 03:21:40 GMT
Requester description: 1944 There is a woman's face on one side and it says wilhelmina koningin de nederlanden on the other side there is a 1/10 G
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