The Dutch guilder or fl. was the currency of the Netherlands from the 17th century until 2002, when it was replaced by the euro. Between 1999 and 2002, the guilder was officially a "national subunit" of the euro. However, physical payments could only be made in guilders, as no euro coins or banknotes were available. The Netherlands Antillean guilder is still in use in Curaçao and Sint Maarten, but this currency is distinct from the Dutch guilder. In 2004, the Surinamese guilder was replaced ...
Guilder is the English translation of the Dutch and German gulden, originally shortened from Middle High German guldin pfenninc " gold penny ". This was the term that became current in the southern and western parts of the Holy Roman Empire for the Fiorino d'oro (introduced 1252).
The Dutch guilder was reintroduced in 1828, now subdivided into 100 cents. When currency began once more to be issued specifically for use in the Netherlands Antilles, it was issued in the name of Curaçao , with the first banknotes and coins, denominated in the Dutch currency, introduced in 1892 and 1900, respectively.
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The gulden was the unit of account of the Dutch East Indies from 1602 under the United East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; VOC), following Dutch practice first adopted in the 15th century (gulden coins were not minted in the Netherlands between 1558 and 1681 and none circulated in the Indies until a century later).
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The chart below details the issues of Dutch guilder banknotes from 1950 to 2002, as well as the subjects featured. Printed and issued dates are included where the issued dates are in parentheses. If in the same year, only one number is shown.
Dove1950, according to Wikipedia:WikiProject Numismatics/Style, we should use the ISO 4217 name if it is available. The official ISO 4217 name of this currency was "Netherlands Guilder" right up until the currency ceased to exist in 2002. If we follow the style guide which you advocate, then we should rename the article to "Netherlands Guilder".
The One guilder coin was a coin struck in the Kingdom of the Netherlands between 1818 and 2001. It remained in circulation until 2002 when the guilder currency was replaced by the euro . No guilder coins were minted in the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.
The Dutch Five guilder coin was the highest-denomination coin in the Netherlands from its introduction in 1988 until the adoption of the euro in 2002. Its nominal value was ƒ 5,- (€ 2.27).YearMintage198873,500,000198969,000,000199047,200,000199117,000,000
- 23.5 mm
- 2.4 mm
- 9.25 g
- 5.00 Dutch guilder
The Dutch guilder emerged as a de facto world currency in the 18th century due to unprecedented domination of trade by the Dutch East India Company.