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1 cent 1942 Netherlands error/ID  

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 Posted 10/26/2010  11:14 am Show Profile   Check mdpmedia's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add mdpmedia to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
All of the books and the web-based info that I have reviewed indicate that a 1942, one cent coin from Netherlands should have a cross-type configuration on the reverse: not a lion etc.

Is this coin possibly an error?

Please ID this coin also stating the grade, value, and error worthiness.


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 Posted 10/26/2010  11:33 am  Show Profile   Check alganbagerap's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add alganbagerap to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This is probably from Curacao and has a "p" mintmark
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 Posted 10/26/2010  11:39 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yeah...that's very interesting, since 1942 should be occupation coinage--as you say.
Norway had a series of coins struck in 1942 to represent Haakon VII's government in exile.
I'm not sure if this is an error or struck outside the Netherlands--perhaps somebody here knows?

Edit: Oh right--it could be a Dutch colony.
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 Posted 10/26/2010  11:45 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add weavus135 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would agree with alganbagerap. Minted in exile (in Philadelphia) listed as Curacao
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