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The symbol ƒ or fl. for the Dutch guilder was derived from another old currency, the florin. The exact exchange rate, still relevant for old contracts and for exchange of the old currency for euros at the central bank, is 2.20371 Dutch guilders for 1 euro. Inverted, this gives 0.453780 euros for 1 guilder.
The currency code for Guilders (also called Florins) is ANG, and the currency symbol is ƒ. Below, you'll find Dutch Guilder rates and a currency converter. You can also subscribe to our currency newsletters with daily rates and analysis, read the XE Currency Blog , or take ANG rates on the go with our XE Currency Apps and website.
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.
In Papiamentu, the local language of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, the guilder is commonly referred to as a "florin". The ISO 4217 code, ANG is derived from ANtilleaanse Gulden, the name of the currency in Dutch, while the currency symbol, NAƒ, is derived from Netherlands Antilles Florin.
Before the introduction of the Netherlands Antillean guilder, the Dutch guilder was commonly used on the islands, as well as specific issues introduced in 1794 and 1799. In 1892, the currency was introduced in the form of banknotes, replacing the Dutch guilder on the Colony of Curaçao and Dependencies. Later, in 1900, coins were introduced. The name "Netherlands Antilles" was not appended to the territory or currency until 1952. In 1940, after the German occupation of the Netherlands, the link to the Dutch guilder was broken, and the Netherlands Antillean guilder became pegged to the United States dollar at 1.88585 guilders = 1 dollar. In 1971, this was adjusted to 1.79 guilders = 1 dollar, though the official exchange rate has been fluctuating since. In 1986, Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles, and shortly after, began to issue its own currency, the Aruban florin, which replaced the guilder at par.
In 1900 and 1901, the first coins of the Netherlands Antilles (then Curaçao and Dependencies) were minted in denominations of ¼ and 1⁄10 guilder, respectively. These circulated alongside the Dutch coins within the colony. After Germany's occupation of the Netherlands, a bronze 1 cent coin was introduced in 1942, followed by a cupronickel 5 cent coin in 1943, a bronze 2½ cent coin and silver 1 and 2½ guilder coins in 1944. The coins from 1941 to 1944 were minted by the United States, and carried "D" and "P" mint marks, and on most, a small palm tree. The coinage was also intended to be used in Suriname, which did not become independent until 1975. In 1952, the name "Nederlandse Antillen" made its debut on the Netherlands Antillean 1 cent and 1 gulden coins. During 1954, new 1⁄10 and ¼ guilder coins were introduced, followed by 2½ cents in 1956, 5 cents in 1957, and 2½ guilder in 1964. In 1970, the 1⁄10 and ¼ guilder coins were replaced by 10 and 25 cent coins, respectively, and in 19...
During 1892, the Curaçaosche Bank introduced notes in denominations of 25 and 50 cents, 1 and 2½ guilders. In 1900, notes were printed in denominations of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, and 500 guilders were issued. The 1 and 2½ guilder notes were removed from circulation after 1920, but were reintroduced in 1942 as muntbiljet. Beginning in 1952, the name "Nederlandse Antillen" appeared on the reverses of the banknotes of the Curaçaosche Bank. In 1962, the name of the central bank was changed to the Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen, and was later changed in 2010 to the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten.
The symbol ƒ or fl. for the Dutch guilder was derived from another old currency, the florijn, called the florin in English. The exact exchange rate, still relevant for old contracts and for exchange of the legacy currency for euros at the central bank, is 2.20371 Dutch guilders (NLG) for 1 euro (EUR). Inverted, this gives EUR 0.453780 for NLG 1.
The Dutch Guilder is the currency of Netherlands Antilles. The currency code for Dutch Guilder is ANG, and the currency symbol is ƒ. The US Dollar is the currency of United States of America.
The Dutch Guilder is also known as the Dutch Gulden. The symbol for CNY can be written Y. The Chinese Yuan is divided into 10 jiao or 100 fen. The exchange rate for the Chinese Yuan was last updated on September 10, 2020 from The International Monetary Fund.
Dutch Guilder banknotes became obsolete in 2002 when the Euro became the currency for the Netherlands. Dutch Guilders are no longer a valid means of payment in Holland. However, we give cash for the pre-Euro bank notes that were issued by the Nederlandsche Bank. In addition to Dutch Guilder banknotes we also exchange Dutch Guilder coins.