Netherlands 1941 2-1/2 cents KM-171

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from the Enschede Collection
Netherlands 1941Zn 2-5 cents rev AH.jpg

This zinc 2½ cent was issued by the Nazi puppet regime 1941-43. Bronze 2½ cents were struck in Utrecht until 1941 (|KM 150) but the denomination was not resumed after the war. The 1942 zinc 2½ cent is an extreme rarity.

Recorded mintage: 27,600,000.

Specification: 2.8 g, zinc, 20 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 174, Sch-1026.


  • Peters, T., J. Scheper and J. Mevius, Muntalmanak 2014, 31e editie, Amsterdam: Nederlandse vereniging van munthandelaren, 2013.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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