1 Stiver, Issued by Essequibo & Demerary (Demerara), British Guiana (now Guyana), 1813
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of the King facing right; around, GEORGIVS III D: G: REX.

Reverse Description

Within an open wreath of oak, ONE / STIVER; above, a crown; around, outside a line circle, COLONIES OF ESSEQUEBO & DEMARARY TOKEN 1813

Edge Description

Centre milled graining left \\\


The coins of the 1813 issue were struck at Royal Mint, London. Four tons of 1 stiver and two tons of 1/2 stivers were ordered. They were replaced as monies of account by dollars and cents in 1839. 20 stivers equaled 1 guilder.

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