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Pair of Dutch Caribbean coins announced

Two additional commemorative coins for the year were announced at the end of 2018 by Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt for the Dutch Caribbean territories.


First up was a 29 mm, 11.9 g, .925 fine silver 5 guilder proof marking 190 years of the Central bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Mintage was 550.


Second was a 38 mm, 25 g, .925 fine silver Aruba 5 florin proof. The colored reverse shows “Soldachi,” the tiny hermit crab known as (Coenobita clypeatus) by its scientific pals. Mintage was 750.

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