25 cents (World War II Dutch coin)

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25 cents
Value 25 Dutch cents
Mass 5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Edge Plain
Composition 100% Zn
Years of minting 1941–1943
Obverse
25 cent 1941(zink) achter 300.JPG
Design Saling ship with waves.
Lettering:
NEDERLAND
Reverse
25 cent 1941(zink) voor 300.JPG
Design Denomination with sprigs.
Lettering
25 CENTS 1941

The 25-cent piece was the highest-denomination coin minted in the Netherlands during World War II. Struck between 1941 and 1943, the 25-cent coin was worth 1/4, or 0.25, of a Dutch guilder. It was made entirely of zinc, and designed by Nico de Haas, a Dutch national-socialist. The respective mintage was of 34,600,000 (1941), (1942), 13,600,000 (1943).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "25 Cents - Wilhelmina (German Occupation) - Netherlands - Numista". Numista. Retrieved 2013-01-20.