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Dutch Gold 10 Guilder

1877 Netherlands 10 Guilder Gold

.900 Gold

Holland borders the North Sea, Germany and Belgium. It was part of the Empire of Charlemagne in the 8th and 9th centuries, after which it came under the control of Burgundy, the Austrian Hapsburg Empire, Spain, France and Germany. The United Netherlands Republic was formed in 1581, and as such the Netherlands became a great sea-power in the 17th century. This was ended in 1795 when Napoleonic France formed the Batavian Republic. In 1813, the French were expelled, and a United Netherlands re-emerged until Belgium withdrew in 1830. Holland was occupied by Germany form 1940 to 1945. At various times in its history The Netherlands consisted of a number of states or provinces with varying degrees of independence.

1877 Holland 10 Guilder Gold Coin Reverse

1877 Holland 10 Guilder Gold Coin Obverse

The obverse features King William III surrounded by the Dutch inscription GOD ZIJ MET ONS, (God Is With Us) at the top and KONING WILLEM DE DERDE, (King William III).
The reverse has the royal arms surrounded by the country's name KONINGRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN (Kingdom of The Netherlands) in Dutch with the date 1877 below the arms flanked by the broadaxe privy mark on the left and the caduceus mint mark for the Utrecht mint. The denomination 10 G flanks the arms.



Composition: .900 Gold
Gold Content: 0.1947 oz
Edge: Reeded
Weight: 6.729 grams
Size: 22.0 mm
Chard Tax Free Gold

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