10 cents (World War II Dutch coin)

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10 cents
Netherlands
Value 10 Dutch cents
Mass 3.3 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Edge Reeded
Composition 100% Zn
Years of minting 1941-1943
Obverse
Netherlands 10 cents 1942 reverse.jpg
Design Three tulips flanked by dots within a circle.
Lettering:
NEDERLAND
Reverse
Netherlands 10 cents 1942 obverse.jpg
Design Denomination with sprigs.
Lettering
10 CENTS 1941

The zinc 10 cent coin was minted in the Netherlands between 1941 and 1943 during World War II. It was worth 1/10, or .10, of the guilder, and designed by Nico de Haas, a Dutch national-socialist. The respective mintage was of 29,800,000 (1941), 95,600,000 (1942), 29,000,000 (1943).[1]

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Preceded by
Wilhelmina (4th portrait)
1926–1945
World War II

1941–1943
Succeeded by
Wilhelmina (5th portrait)
1948