Netherlands East Indies 1916 1 cent coin
Now 102 years old and truly an antique.
Minted when the First World War was raging in Europe, where the Netherlands, the colonial power controlling the Netherlands East Indies is.
Mintmarks: Seahorse, Caduceus
A handsome coin from the NEDERLANDSCH INDIE
From the time when this region was still called the "East Indies" a name that beckoned Europeans to the spices and other riches of the East!
And Sir Stamford Raffles to found the British colony of Singapore to contest the Dutch monopoly of the East Indies.
Own a piece of this part of Singapore's history.
Beautiful specimens of this mintage are highly valued, the proof realized US$1,200.00 in auction
Country: Netherlands East Indies
Value: 1 Cent
Weight: 4.76 grams
Diameter: 23.55 mm
Thickness: 1.43 mm
Orientation: Coin alignment ↑↓
Obverse: Crowned arms divide date within circle
Obverse Legend: NEDERLANDSCH INDIE
Reverse: Inscription and value within circle
Price is negotiable to some extent
Netherlands East Indies NEI Dutch East Indies DEI Indonesia Dutch Empire Colony Colonial Currency Coin Copper Bronze 1 cent One Cent First World War WWI WW1 The Great War Pre-war Pre-WWII