Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) Cent  1936 to 1945
Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) Cent 1936 to 1945

Known as Indonesia today, the Dutch were in control of the Netherlands East Indies until 1942. Several different types of coins were minted bearing a NEDERLANDSCH INDIE inscription along with predominantly Muslim designs and writing.

These are exotic coins in the West, but are basically modern issues that carry small collector premiums. Most of the coins were minted at the Philadelphia, PA (USA) mint.

Mitch's one cent coin with the hole is worth about 10 US cents in worn condition, rising to $3 to $5 US dollars in fully uncirculated condition.

Coin: 7810 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Mitch, Mon, 23-May-2011 01:40:02 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Mon, 18-Nov-2013 05:17:50 GMT
Reviewed by Chris - Appraisal OK, Mon, 18-Nov-2013 05:17:50 GMT
Requester description: 1942 Hole in center. Wheat blowing over the hole 1 C- beneath hole, nederlandsch indie 1942; indecipherable Arabic lettering. Flowers at the bottom.
Tags: indonesia netherlands dutch nederland holland netherland nederlandsch nederlandse nederlanden nederl neatherland nederlands holl east indies indie cent wheat grain grains hole offcenter off center centers centered over 1 arab aribic arabian arabia arabic letter leters letters lettering lettered flower blossom fler fleurs leis lisse flur folwers stems floral lily posy bouquet flowers flour fllower bud fleur bloomed floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals squiggle squiggles scribbles swoosh squiggly squigle swirl scribble curlycue swirls squiggley sqiggles swirly wave waving wavy wavey waves

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