1/4 Gulden Dutch Republic (1581 - 1795) Silver

1/4 Gulden
Metal:
Issue year(s):
1759

Catalog reference:


1759, Netherlands, Holland. Rare Silver 1/4 Gulden (5 Stuivers) Coin


Mint Year: 1759
Province: Holland
Reference: KM-100.
State: United Provinces
Mint Place: Dodrecht (Holland)
Denomination: 1/4 Gulden (5 Stuivers)
Diameter: 23mm
Weight: 2.65gm
Material: Silver


Obverse: Standig togate personification of the Nethelands (Hollandia), wearing plummed helmet, holding reversed spear, topped by a hat and leaning on book, placed on a decorated column.

Legend (motto) : HANC TVEMVR – HAC NITIMVR
Translated:"This we defend, by this we strive!"


Reverse: Crowned shield of the United Provinces, splitting date (17-59).
Legend: MO : ARG : ORD : FOED : BELG : HOLL :

Translated: "Coin of government of the federation of Belgium, Holland Province."



The Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (or “of the Seven United Provinces”) (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden/Provinciën; also Dutch Republic or United Provinces in short, Foederatae Belgii Provinciae or Belgica Foederata in Latin) was a European republic between 1581 and 1795, in about the same location as the modern Kingdom of the Netherlands, which is the successor state.


Before 1581, the area of the Low Countries consisted of a number of duchies, counties, and independent bishoprics, some but not all of them part of the Holy Roman Empire. Today that area is divided between the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and parts of France and Germany. The Low Countries in the 16th century roughly corresponded to the Seventeen Provinces covered by the Pragmatic Sanction of 1549 of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.


Through marriage, war or sale, these states were acquired by the Habsburg emperor Charles V and his son, king Philip II of Spain. In 1568, the Netherlands, led by William I of Orange, revolted against Philip II because of high taxes, persecution of Protestants by the government, and Philip’s efforts to modernize and centralize the devolved medieval government structures of the provinces. This was the start of the Eighty Years' War.


In 1579, a number of the northern provinces of the Netherlands signed the Union of Utrecht, in which they promised to support each other in their defence against the Spanish army. This was followed in 1581 by the Act of Abjuration, the declaration of independence in which the provinces officially deposed Philip II.


The United Provinces first tried to choose their own lord, and they asked the Duke of Anjou (sovereign from 1581-1583) to rule them. Later, after the assassination of William of Orange (July 10, 1584), both Henry III of France and Elizabeth I of England declined the offer of sovereignty. However, the latter agreed to turn the United Provinces into a protectorate of England (Treaty of Nonsuch, 1585), and sent the Earl of Leicester as governor-general. This was not a success, and in 1588 the provinces became a Republic.

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Posted by: anonymous  2019-03-06
1759, Netherlands, Utrecht. Scarce Silver 1/4 Gulden (5 Stuivers) Coin. XF-AU! Mint Year: 1759 Province: Utrecht Reference: KM-113. State: United Provinces Condition: A nice XF-AU! Mint Place: Dodrecht (Holland) Denomination: 10 Stuivers (1/2 Gulden) Diameter: 23mm Weight: 2.87gm Materia ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2020-04-13
1759, Netherlands, Utrecht. Silver 1/4 Gulden of 5 Stuivers Coin. KM-Unlisted! Mint Year: 1759 Province: Utrecht Condition: A nice AU+ State: United Provinces Reference: V. 111.6, CNM. 2.42.126, KM-Unlisted! Denomination: 1/4 Gulden of 5 Stuivers (also known as Muntmeesterpenning). Diame ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2023-10-29
1759, Netherlands, Holland. Rare Silver 1/4 Gulden (5 Stuivers) Coin. NGC MS-66! Mint Year: 1759Province: HollandReference: KM-100.State: United Provinces Mint Place: Dodrecht (Holland)Denomination: 1/4 Gulden (5 Stuivers)Condition: Certified and graded by NGC as MS-66!Diameter: 23mm W ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2019-05-20
Niederlande-Holland, Provinz. 1/4 Gulden 1759. K.M. 100. Sehr schön - vorzüglich

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Posted by: gcoins  2010-08-24
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