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1876 Ten Guilder/ Ten Gulden 0.9 Fineness Gold Coin Netherlands
Listed is a highly collectible, Netherlands, 1876 Ten Guilder/ Ten Gulden gold coin.
Due to its long history, The Netherlands has issued a large variety of different gold coins, of different weight and sizes. Some coins have more than one different name. For example guilders are called gulden or florins, which can cause confusion, indeed even the country has more than one name, being Holland or The Netherlands to English speakers but Der Nederlanden to the Dutch. Among the variety of Dutch coin names are ducats, florins, florins d'or, duits, stuivers, cavaliers, gulden or guilders, and ducatons. Most of these have been issued in multiple and fractional versions.
The obverse shows a large portrait of King Willem III facing right. Above is the inscription (legend) GOD ZIJ MET ONS (God is with us). Below is KONING WILLEM DE DERDE King Willem The Third). The two parts of this legend are separated by two stars. The Reverse shows a crowned lion bearing a sword and arrows on a large shield surmounted by a large crown. At either side is the denomination 10 G. The date appears below the shield, and the legend runs clockwise from 8 o'clock to 4 o'clock. The privy marks appear to the right and left of the date between the shield and the border
The coin is 22 mm in diameter, weighs 6.7290 grams and .900 gold fineness (.1947 Oz AGW).
Quality: High Grade (beautiful luster please see pictures)
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