PHILIPSBURG: The Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten will issue two new commemorative coins: a silver 5-guilder coin in honor of the 50th birthday of Queen Máxima and a silver 5-guilder coin marking the 90th anniversary of the Red Cross Curaçao. Coins go on sale in June for NAf 148.50 each.
The silver 5-guilder coin was designed and minted on behalf of the CBCS by the Royal Dutch Mint. The mintage is strictly limited to 750 pieces. The coin is also legal tender in Curaçao and St. Maarten, with a nominal value of 5 guilders.
In 1931, Curaçao received its own branch of the Red Cross. The coins, minted in Proof quality, which is the highest, come in a pouch with a Certificate of Authenticity. The mintage is limited to 350 pieces. The coin is also legal tender in Curaçao and St. Maarten, with a nominal value of 5 guilders.
For more information: www.centralbank.cw/functions/banknotescoins/commemorative-coins.