Curaçao, British Occupation, countermark rosette on 8 Reales

Period: ca 1810

Curaçao, British Occupation, countermark rosette on 8 Reales
Curaçao, British Occupation, countermark rosette on 8 Reales
Curaçao, British Occupation, countermark rosette on 8 Reales
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Article code19-0129
A cut 1/5 segment of a Colonial Spain 8 Reales, re-denominated as 3 Reales ('driekantje') under the British Occupation. Edge has been dentilated. Countermark 5 petalled rosette in circle, this is one of the hardest to locate Curaçao counterstamp types.

Weight: 5,14 g
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In 1818, due to a lack of Dutch silver coins, the Dutch authorities on Curaçao authorized the re-denomination of 8 Reales (Pillar Dollar) into 3 Reales (18 stuivers) by cutting them in five segments.

Specifications

Period Post-Medieval
Category Coins
Material Silver
Country England, Nederland, Spain