2½ cents (World War II Dutch coin)

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2½ cents
Netherlands
Value Dutch cents
Mass 2 g
Diameter 20 mm
Edge Plain
Composition 100% Zn
Years of minting 1941-1942
Obverse
Netherlands 2 1-2 cents 1941 obverse.jpg
Design Two swans' heads.
Lettering:
NEDERLAND
Reverse
Netherlands 2 1-2 cents 1941 reverse.jpg
Design Denomination, four waves, and grain.
Lettering
2½ct 1941

The 2½ cent coin minted in the Netherlands during World War II was made of zinc, and worth 1/40, or .025, of the Dutch guilder. It was designed by Nico de Haas, a Dutch national-socialist, and struck in 1941 and 1942.

Mintage[edit]

Year Mintage Notes
1941 27,600,000
1942

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