Netherlands 1893 25 cents
This type was struck 1891-97 at Utrecht. This date is somewhat scarce and features the queen as a young girl under the regency of her mother. The contemporary French silver half franc was 2.5 g, .835 fine.
Recorded mintage: 800,000.
Specification: 3.57 g, .640 fine silver, 19 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 115, Sch-848.
- Peters, T., J. Scheper and J. Mevius, Muntalmanak 2014, 31e editie, Amsterdam: Nederlandse vereniging van munthandelaren, 2013.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.