The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has issued (October 9) unique commemorative circulation coins to mark 10 years of structural reforms redefining the Dutch Kingdom, which came into effect on October 10 2010. Mr. Richard Doornbosch, president of the CBCS, officially presented the coin to the Prime Ministers and the Ministers of Finance of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. In Curaçao, the officials received the coin from Mr. Doornbosch in person.
The Royal Canadian Mint produces the circulation strike coins at their facilities in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on behalf the Centrale Bank van Curacao en St. Maarten. The obverse side of the new five-guilder circulation coins includes a stylised Roman numeral X, in which the text OCTOBER 10, 2010-2020 is super-imposed. On the left side of the X is the flag of Curaçao, which is displayed in colour and on the right side is the flag of Sint Maarten, also in colour. On the upper edge of the coin are the words PAIS KÒRSOU (“country of Curacao”) and COUNTRY OF SINT MAARTEN. Beneath the flags are the outlines of the countries Curaçao and Sint Maarten as depicted on a map. The reverse side of the coin includes the coat of arms of the former country of DE NEDERLANDSE ANTILLEN, the denomination of 5G, and year of issue, 2020.
|10.75 g||26.5 mm||Brilliant Unc. with applied colour||
The commemorative coins were put into circulation on October 9, 2020, through the commercial banks in Curaçao and Sint Maarten. A limited number of rolls of the five-guilder coins are available, especially for coin collectors. These rolls of 20 Uncirculated coins can be purchased for the price of 100 guilders per roll, at the CBCS exclusively. For more information, please click here.