Known as Gold Kings, the 10 Guilders Gold Coins were popular European gold coins issued during the 19th century by the Kingdom of Netherlands. Originating at the Royal Dutch Mint, these coins were only struck in the 10 Guilders denomination from 1818 until 1933. The Gold Kings cover the reign of three successive Kings of the Netherlands. Today, 10 Guilders Gold Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you sealed inside of protective plastic!
- Issued in this denomination between 1818 and 1933!
- Consists of .1947 Troy ounces of actual gold content in BU condition.
- The face value of 10 Guilders is fully backed by the Kingdom of Netherlands.
- On the obverse of the coins is the portrait of one of the kingdom’s ruling kings.
- Reverse side of the coins bears the crowned arms of the Kingdom of Netherlands.
Dutch guilder coinage originated as early as 1378 in the County of Holland. The coins made a wider debut as an internationally accepted Dutch coin known as the “gulden” in 1517, and from the 17th century through 1933 the Royal Dutch Mint continued the production of these coins in various denominations.
All 10 Guilders Gold Coins are available to you in this listing with a protective plastic package. The 10 Guilders Gold Coins were issued by the Royal Dutch Mint from 1818 and the reign of Willem I through 1933 and the reign of his great-great-granddaughter Queen Wilhelmina I. Available in this listing you’ll find only the Gold Kings, those 10 Guilders Gold Coins available from 1818 until 1890 during the reigns of Kings Willem, Willem II, and Willem III.
On the obverse face of these 10 Guilders Gold Coins you’ll find one of three successive Kings of Netherlands. The first 10 Guilders Gold Coins were issued in 1818 during the rule of King Willem I, the man responsible for the formation of the Kingdom of Netherlands in 1815. The date marks for Willem I coins stretch from 1818 to 1840.
The obverse of 10 Guilders Gold Coins issued between 1840 and 1848 include the portrait of Willem I’s son, Willem II. Willem II took over from his father when he abdicated the throne in 1840. Those 10 Guilders Gold Coins available from 1849 until 1890 include the image of King Willem III who took control from his father upon his death.
On the reverse of 10 Guilders Gold Coins throughout the reign of Netherlands’ kings is the crowned arms. The coat of arms for the Kingdom of Netherlands includes the rampant, or standing, lion of Netherlands. The lion is set on a shield with a sword in its front paw and a crown above the shield.
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