Two 1944 Netherlands Curacao 1/4 Gulden coins (each about the size of a US dime) were transformed into these lovely screw back earrings.
About the coins:
-they are demonetized (the coins are no longer currency)
-the obverse side (that which shows the head or principal design) shows Queen Wilhelmina bust facing left, surrounding Dutch text which reads
"WILHELMINA KONINGIN DER NEDERLANDEN" Translation: WILHELMINA QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS
- the reverse side has the value in center surrounded by text in Dutch. Date below. Palm tree at 8 o'clock and mint mark at 4 o'clock.
-Coins issued by the Kingdom of the Netherlands with a palm tree mark were minted in the United States (at the Denver mint) to be circulated in the overseas territories of the Kingdom. The coins in these earrings were minted in the US.
-The 1/4 Gulden was produced from 1944-1947, and they are 19mm in diameter.
-Primary metal is silver, 640 (64%)
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