We have on offer, 1858 Nether. East Indies 1 Cent Trade Coinage. VF-/ Scarce Rare! This coinage was brought in for use by the early Dutch traders for use across this region. (Sumatra, Aceh, Java, Borneo, Malaya, Singapore)
During the 19th century, Dutch possessions and hegemony were expanded, reaching their greatest territorial extent in the early 20th century. This colony was one of the most valuable European colonies under the Dutch Empire's rule, and contributed to Dutch global prominence in spice and cash crop trade in the 19th to early 20th century. The colonial social order was based on rigid racial and social structures with a Dutch elite living separate from but linked to their native subjects. The term Indonesia came into use for the geographical location after 1880. In the early 20th century, local intellectuals began developing the concept of Indonesia as a nation state, and set the stage for an independence movement."
Obverse: Crowned Dutch Arms, Legends begins & ends beside date
Reverse: Value in Javanese & Malayan text
Circulate, this is still very beautiful example of a beautiful scarce and rare trade coin! Many of such coins has been lost over the history. Fewer than recorded examples are available today, mostly in the hands of collectors.
Feels & looks better in your hand! This unique piece can be yours today! Authenticity guaranteed for life! Fairly priced!
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