• 1 Zilverbon Groot Een Gulden (recto)
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1 zilverbon groot een gulden

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Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1 October 1938 [issued]
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2019.047.055
CreatorMinisterie van Financiën [issued by]
Place of CreationKoninkrijk der Nederlanden
DescriptionRectangular, watermarked zilverbon groot een gulden note in brown, red-brown, black, and green ink printed on off-white paper. The recto of the currency is adorned with an elaborate border. The denomination “1.-” is in the upper and lower right corners. On the left is a medallion with the left profile of woman, Queen Wilhelmina. In the center of the recto is an off-white rectangle with Dutch text and the denomination ZILVERBON Groot EEN GULDEN. Along the top of the recto are the series letter and number over an underprint of the denomination EEN GULDEN. The verso includes a rectangle bordered with overlapping bands with a geometric flourish. The denomination “1.-” is in each corner. In the center of the verso is an off-white rectangle with Dutch text and a depiction of the royal seal of the Netherlands with 2 lions supporting a crown. The item exhibits few signs of aging or handling. A deep, vertical crease can be found in the center of the currency; there is a lighter crease running horizontally along the item.
Materials/Techniquespaper, ink
Measurements7.2 x 12.8 cm
InscriptionsRecto: right top and bottom corners, red-brown ink: “1.-”; top center, black ink: Serie HS No 815195; center, underprint, black ink: EEN / GULDEN; center, brown ink: WETTIG BETAALMIDDEL KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN / ZILVERBON / GROOT EEN GULDEN / Wordt ter betaling aangenomen door / De Nederlandsche Bank en aan alle Rijkskantoren. / Inwisselbaar in Zilver na aankondiging. / Geregistreerd / De Agent van het Ministerie van Financiëns / illegible signature / 1 October 1938. / De Minister van Financiën / illegible signature] [Legal currency of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Silver voucher, 1 Great Gulden, is adopted for payment by the Dutch Central Bank and all Government Offices. It is redeemable in Silver after notification. Registered Agent of the Ministry of Finance] Verso: red-brown, ornate geometric border; each corner bears “1.-”; center, green ink: Wettig betaalmiddel. Koninkrijk der Nederlanden / Het namaken of vervalschen van zilverbons met het oogmerk / om die als echt en onvervalscht uit te geven of te doen uitgeven, / wordt gestraft met gevangenisstraf van ten hoogste negen jaren. [Legal tender. Kingdom of the Netherlands. / Forging or falsifying of zilverbons with intent to give or spend as genuine and unadulterated, shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding nine years.]
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2019 by Louise Stein Sorensen.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Location in CollectionLouise Stein Sorensen fonds > Currency