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1948 Curacao Netherlands Antilles 5 Cents coin earrings jewelry Orange blossom Caribbean island Playa Kenepa Sint Anna Schottegat Bay seashells n003101

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1948 Curacao/Netherlands Antilles 5 Cents {1-year issue} 1S


front: Orange blossom, surrounded by sea wave pattern

back: value within shells and beaded circle

The Orange blossom is the fragrant flower of the Citrus sinensis (orange tree). It is used in perfume making, has been written about as an aphrodisiac[1] and is the state flower of Florida. It is traditionally associated with good fortune and has been popular in bridal bouquets and head wreaths for weddings. Orange blossom essence is an important component in the making of perfume. The petals of orange blossom can also be made into the delicately scented orange flower water (as an alternative to rosewater), a common part of both French cuisine and Middle Eastern cuisine (most often as an ingredient in desserts and baked goods)

• quantity 1 pair
• demonetized {no longer in mintage} polished Copper-nickel coins
• diameter: 21.3 mm
• weight: 4.5 g
• shape: Quadrangular (4-sided, rotated on edge)

• Style: steel fish hook ear wires with 6x2 mm coil
• Metal: silver plated surgical steel for sensitive ears
• Length: 19 mm top to bottom of open loop in front
• Thickness: 21 gauge
• rubber stoppers included

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