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guilder

, gilder, gulden
1. the former standard monetary unit of the Netherlands, divided into 100 cents; replaced by the euro in 2002
2. the standard monetary unit of the Netherlands Antilles and Surinam, divided into 100 cents
3. any of various former gold or silver coins of Germany, Austria, or the Netherlands
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Nasdaq: TPPP) announced today it has signed a contract of approximately 6 million guilders with Energy North West ("ENW"), one of The Netherland's largest utilities companies.
The preference share carries the right to a cumulative preferential dividend in guilders at a rate of 65 percent of EURIBOR on the notional value.
The calling cards are available in denominations of 25 Guilders and will target among others, ethnic markets in Rotterdam.
The entire island of Manhattan may have been bought for 60 Dutch Guilders, but prices have grown exponentially since.
A certificate of debt, found in a regional archive, attests that Mittenwalde lent Berlin 400 guilders on May 28 1562, to be repaid with six percent interest per year.
The bank's total balances reached 925,562 guilders after one year (van Dillen 1934, 117), and grew to 8.
1626: Manhattan island was bought from local Indians by Dutch settler Peter Minuit for trade goods worth 60 guilders - estimated as being worth about pounds 1,000 in modern terms.
MP Francis Guilders expressed outrage at the situation when he said, "Europe has no right to be proud of its positions.
For example, if Peter owes me 100 guilders payable in two years by virtue of a loan or a sale-purchase contract, and I want to sell my bill of debt to you, then it is allowed for you to buy my right for 97 or 98 guilders.
In 1626, Native Americans sold the island of Manhattan to Dutch settlers for goods worth 60 guilders or pounds 300 in today's money.
Once he was paid 700 guilders, then an enormous sum, to paint "all the animals of the air and earth" (5).
Detectives kept them under surveillance and pounced on October 10, 2001, as Jeffreys and his girlfriend, Lucy Kift, 22, handed over pounds 145,000 in guilders to a gang member from Folkestone at an M4 service station near Reading.