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Obverse of 1813 Essequibo & Demerara Half Stiver
Obverse of 1813 Essequibo & Demerara Half Stiver

Reverse of 1813 Essequibo & Demerara Half Stiver
Reverse of 1813 Essequibo & Demerara Half Stiver

Essequibo & Demerara
Demerara-Essequibo was created in 1814 from the separate Dutch Colonies of Demerara and Essequibo. This was later combined with another former Dutch colony, Berbice, to create British Guyana (now Guyana). See Guyana for further information.

DenominationDiameterWeightAlloySilver Content
Half Stiver288.9CopperN/A

Denomination = Face Value of Coin
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres
Fineness = Proportion of silver
Weight = Total weight in grams
Silver Content = Actual fine silver content in troy ounces.
*According to Krause, the gross weight is 855.3422 grams, but the only specimen we have seen weighs 1,000 grams. We suspect this is an error in Krause.

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DateDenominationDescriptionGradeStockPrice £Price $
1813Half Stiver  Yes£Ask$Ask

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