COIN SPOONS  - - NETHERLANDS


coin spoons netherlands silver

These two hand made coin spoons appear to be World War 2 memorabilia

The top spoon features a 1939 --25 cent silver Netherlands coin
in the bowl we find a 1931 1 Guilder coin


The bottom spoon features a cutout of a 1941 25 cent silver Netherlands coin and
in the bowl we find a 1 Guilder coin (the date is missing because of the solder at that point)
There is also a crowned W in the stem which I suspect stands for Queen Wilhelmina.

tiny netherland coin spoon 10 cent
This is the smallest spoon I own measuring a tiny 2" (51mm)
The bowl is a 1938 10 cent silver coin.
The finial is a cutout bust from a 1941 10 cent silver coin.
This is a really cute little piece.

2 1/2 guilder coin spoon

This is a very large 2 1/2 Guilder coin bowl dated 1932



I thought that the cutout heart shape of the finial was quite attractive. The right picture is the bowl reverse.

netherland coin spoons
left: one guilder coin from 1940 made in scoop shape
right: 1/2 guilder 1930 coin with  heart shaped coin cutout at the finial

From Wikipedia:
Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. She ruled the Netherlands for fifty-eight years, longer than any other Dutch monarch. Her reign saw World War I and World War II, the economic crisis of 1933, and the decline of the Netherlands as a major colonial empire. Outside the Netherlands she is primarily remembered for her role in World War II, in which she proved to be a great inspiration to the Dutch resistance.[1]

queen wilhelmina spoon
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