Dutch Colonies, Curaçao, countermarked 3 Reaal on 8 Reaal

Period: ca 1818

Dutch Colonies, Curaçao, countermarked 3 Reaal on 8 Reaal
Dutch Colonies, Curaçao, countermarked 3 Reaal on 8 Reaal
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Article code19-0128
A cut 1/5 segment of a Spanish 8 Reales, re-denominated as 3 Reales ('driekantje'). Counterstamp '3' in dentilated circle.

Weight: 4,8 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 Nederland, Spain