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Netherlands West Friesland 1/4, 1/2, 1, and 3 Gulden 1714 to 1794
You did not describe the devices, Tina, only the inscriptions. With old coins like this, inscriptions do not always tell the entire story. There are many coins with identical inscriptions, and there are many differnt abbreviations of the same inscription. Nevertheless, we have taken our best shot and feel you have an old 3 gulden coin from the West Friesland portion of old Holland, not assoicated with Friesland proper.
If we are correct, and if you have a genuine example of this coin, and if the coin has no problems such as cleanings, scratches, stains, spots and the like, you have a valuable coin.
The coin in our picture is a beautiful example of a 1 Gulden piece. It comes from MPO-Direct in IJsselstein, the Netherlands, and is on sale for 150 euros, about $210 US dollars.
The catalogs list several different denominations with the same pattern. Here are some typical catalog values. There is not a lot of variation of value with specific dates on the coin.
1/4 GULDEN (5 stuiver, weight 2.65 grams)
worn: $12 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $30
well preserved: $150
1/2 GULDEN (10 stuiver, weight 6.80 grams)
worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $230
well preserved: $500
1 GULDEN (20 stuiver, weight 10.60 grams)
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $180
3 GULDEN (60 stuiver, weight 31.80 grams)
worn: $15 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $60
well preserved: $140
fully uncirculated: $280
If you have a coin like this, it is a good idea to get a sight seen evaluation from a knowledgable collector or an honest coin dealer. The catalog prices above (like all catalog data) serves only as a general guide, and not precise fact. Please read our Important Terminology page, link at upper left, for more information about how to interpret catalog values.