British Guiana 1832 1/8 guilder
British Guiana, composed of the older colony Essequibo & Demerary and south along the river courses. The area would achieve independence as Guyana in 1966. The example shown is a silver 1/8 guilder from 1832.
Recorded mintage: 98,000.
Specifications: 0.97 g, 0.816 fine silver, 0.0255 oz. ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 16.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.