Square coin from Neatherland has flowers on 1 side and a 5c and no date.is it a coin or metal?

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I have one as well....all I can tell you is that there is a date on the saide of the coin that is 5c it is in the corner of the flowers and the coin I have 1923 tests to be silver
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