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10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder

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  • 6,05 grams pure gold
  • 90% gold (21,6 carats)
The 10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder is a historic Dutch coin minted in 21,6 carats gold with a pure gold content of 6,05 grams. The 10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder is a popular currency in both numismats and investors and is an affordable classic on the collecting market.

10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder
The golden 10 guilders coin was first introduced in 1808 by Louis Napoleon during French rule in the Netherlands. The first 10 guilders were slightly heavier than the later issues, and were purified by higher purity: 6,83 grams with a pure gold content of 6,25 grams (22 carats). 

After French rule, King Willem I came to power and thus the Dutch 10 guilders received his final form in 1818. Golden 10 guilders would weigh 6,73 grams from a pure gold content of 6,05 grams (21,6 carats) and were produced untill 1933 under the ruling periods of three kings and one queen: Willem I, Willem II, Willem III and Wilhelmina. Until 1830 some variants were still minted in Brussels. From the independence of Belgium, the 10 guilders were struck near Utrecht.

At Argentor you can mainly buy 10 guilders from King Willem III and Queen Wilhelmina.

Purity & weight
The 10 Dutch guilder - Golden guilder has a purity of 900/1.000 (21,6 carats) and has a net weight of 6,05 grams.

Design of the 10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder
Some different versions have been struck from the golden 10 guilders coin. Since Argentor sells mostly coins of King William III and Queen Wilhelmina, we only discuss the design of those two coins below.

1875
Willem III The first golden 10 guilders of King William III have a slightly different design than the coins that have been struck later in his reign. On the front you see the portrait of King William III, with the initials of the designer J.P.Menger engraved in his neck. Around his head is at the top is the slogan 'God with us' and at the bottom of the name 'King William the third'.

On the back you can see the Netherlands' coat of arms, between the nominal value of the currency, and above the year of issue. Around the coin, outward and clockwise in 'Kingdom of the Netherlands' is written. Left and right at the bottom, along the coat of arms you will also see the coin master and coin sign, an axe and the Mercury pole. The axe refers to coin master P.H. Taddel and the Mercury bar, also known as Caduceus, is the coin sign of the Dutch Mint in Utrecht.
1876 - 1889 Willem III From 1876 some adjustments were made to the design of the Willem III Golden Tenner. The front of the coin still looked the same as a year before; Only the two stars between the slogan "God they with us" and the name "King William the third" were made slightly bigger.

On the backside, the reading direction of 'Kingdom of the Netherlands' was adjusted from right to left and the text was directed inwards. As a result, the year of issue was relocated at the bottom of the coin underneath the coat of arms between the coin master and the coin sign.
1892 - 1897 Wilhelmina The first 10 guilders coin of Queen Wilhelmina shows her as a young girl with loose hair, looking to the left. On top of the coin around her head is the slogan 'God with us' and at the bottom of the name 'Queen Wilhelmina'.

On the back you can see the Netherlands coat of arms, between the nominal value of the currency, including the year of issue. Around the coin is the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Left and right at the bottom, along the coat of arms you also see the coin master and coin sign, a halberd and the Mercury bar. The halberd refers to coin master H.L.A. Van den Wall Bake and the Mercury Bar, also known as Caduceus, is the coin sign of the Dutch Mint in Utrecht.
1898 - 1911 Wilhelmina On the front, Queen William Wilhelmina's inaugural portrait, as 18-year-old with a tiara in her hair, looking to the right. Around her head is, from left to right 'Queen Wilhelmina - God with us' written . Located at the bottom of the portrait is the name of the designer: P. Pander.

On the back you can see the Netherlands coat of arms, between the nominal value of the currency, including the year of issue. Around the coin is the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Left and right at the bottom, along the coat of arms you also see the coin master and coin sign, a halberd and the Mercury bar. The halberd refers to coin master H.L.A. Van den Wall Bake and the Mercury Bar, also known as Caduceus, the coin sign of the Dutch Mint in Utrecht.
1911 - 1917 Wilhelmina On the front you can see the image of Queen Wilhelmina, as an adult woman in a fur coat of ermine, looking to the right, to the portrait of J.C. Wienecke. Around her head is left to right 'Queen Wilhelmina - God with us' written.

On the back you can see the Netherlands coat of arms, between the nominal value of the currency, including the year of issue. Around the coin is the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Left and right at the bottom, along the coat of arms you also see the coin master and coin sign, a seahorse and the Mercury pole. The seahorse refers to coin master DR. C. Hoitsema and the Mercury pole, also known as Caduceus, is the coin sign of the Dutch Mint in Utrecht.
1925 - 1933 Wilhelmina The last golden 10 guilders coin carries the portrait of Queen Wilhelmina, at a later age with her hair raised , looking to the right. On the top of the coin around her head is written from left to right 'Queen Wilhelmina - God with us'.

On the back you can see the Netherlands coat of arms, between the nominal value of the currency, including the year of issue. Around the coin is the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Left and right at the bottom, along the coat of arms you also see the coin master and coin sign, a seahorse and the Mercury pole. The seahorse refers to coin master DR. C. Hoitsema and the Mercury pole, also known as Caduceus, is the coin sign of the Dutch Mint in Utrecht.

Buying a 10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder
The 10 Dutch guilder - Golden guilder and other gold coins can serve as a purchase of physical gold. Gold coins are not taxed because they are considered monetary gold. And while all the gold coins offered by Argentor have been tested for authenticity, they are not delivered with a certificate of authenticity. Unlike gold bars

Because golden 10 guilders coins are no longer minted, we depend on the amount of coins we can buy over the counter or from other traders for our stock. Therefore, please contact us before you placing an order > 20 coins through the webshop.

Selling 10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder 
You are more than welcome in our office to sell your 10 Dutch guilders - Golden guilder coin(s). You needn't make an appointment to do so.

Our buying prices are adapted every minute to the actuel gold rate and will only be hedged once you present the coin(s) at the counter in our office. You can easily check our live buying prices on this page.
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product type Coin
Pure weight 6,05 Gram
Purity 900/1.000 - 21,6 carat
Dimensions 22,00 mm x 1,30 mm
Manufacturer Royal Dutch Mint
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