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NEWPRISMATIC COINS FROM ANDORRA FEATURE NATIVE BIRDS

Andorra 1 Dinar 2012 CapercailleAndorra 1 Dinar 2012 Robinobverse of Andorra 1 Dinar coins shows Andorra coat-of-arms
The Principality of Andorra is situated in the Pyranees Mountains on the border between France and Spain.  It consists of only 181 square miles (453 sq.km.) and has a population of only 80,000.  These two attractive copper-nickel 1 Dinar coins utilize a special prismatic technology that causes the colors to change and sparkle as the coin is shifted in light. The coins feature native birds, one depicts the Cappercaille bird and the other depicts a Robin. The snow-capped Pyranees are in the background.  The obverse of each coin has the arms of Andorra.  The 2012 dated coins have a mintage of only 2500 pieces each and are Proof-like.  The coins are 38.61mm in diameter come in capsules.
Item AD-CAPPER ANDORRA 1 DINAR 2012 CAPPERCAILLE, PROOFLIKE $15.00
Item AD-ROBIN ANDORRA 1 DINAR 2012 ROBIN, PROOFLIKE out


NEWPRISMATIC COINS FROM PALAU FEATURE WILDLIFE

Palau $1 2009 Gecko multi-colored prismatic coinPalau $1 2009 Swallow multi-colored prismatic coinCommon obverse to Palau 2009 1 Dollar coins
These two attractive 2009 copper-nickel 1 Dollar coins from the Pacific island nation of Palau feature wildlife.  The coins utilize a special prismatic technology that causes the colors to change and sparkle as the coin is shifted in light.  One coin depicts a Gecko.  In Asia it is believed to be a lucky charm and a fertility symbol.   The other features a barn swallow.  The barn swallow breeds in the temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere, then flies thousands of miles to the south. In many cultures the swallow represents good fortune and fertility. The obverse features the arms of Palau. The 38.61mm Proof-like coins come in capsules and have a mintage of only 2500 pieces each.
Item PW-GECKO PALAU 1 DOLLAR 2009 GECKO, PROOFLIKE $15.00
Item PW-SWALLOW PALAU 1 DOLLAR 2009 SWALLOW, PROOFLIKE out

TRISTAN DA CUNHA WAR POSTER COINS

Trisdan da Cunha set of 6 1 Crown coins, 2014 World at War recruiting and motivational poster coinsTristan da Cunha rectangular 1 Crown, 2014This set of six rectangular 1 Crown coins from Tristan da Cunha features famous Allied propaganda posters of World War I and World War II.  Included is the James Montgomery Flagg’s “I WANT YOU FOR THE UNITED STATES ARMY” featuring Uncle Sam.   The poster was developed in World War I and versions of it continued to be used in World War II and later.  It was based on Great Britain’s 1914 “YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU” poster featuring Secretary of State for War Lord Kitchener.  “THE TRUMPET CALLS” was created by Australian artist Norman Lindsey.  It features an Australian soldier blowing a trumpet with other soldiers with guns at his feet.  In the background are grey images of various Australian men.  “WE CAN DO IT” is an American motivational poster produced by J. Howard Miller in 1943 for Westinghouse Electric.  It was issued at the time when large numbers of women were entering the workforce for the first time.  The original poster was used only within Westinghouse for about a month during the war.  Since its rediscovery in the 1980’s versions of it have been used to promote a wide variety of causes.  “KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON” was produced by the British Government in the summer 1939 as part of a series of motivational posters intended to be distributed in event of a wartime disaster.  The program cancelled in October 1939 following criticism of its cost and impact and the poster was never publicly displayed.  It was rediscovered in 2000 and has been widely commercialized since then.   “WERE YOU THERE THEN” was an Australian recruiting poster by Harry Weston published in 1916.  It features a woman pointing to a damaged Australia flag.  “There” probably refers to the Battle of Gallipoli.  The poster is intended to appeal to the guilt of the viewer and their feelings of patriotism.  The gold-plated base metal coins are 45mm by 26mm.  The 2014 dated coins feature Queen Elizabeth on the obverse. The coins are Brilliant Uncirculated and come in individual capsules.It is an attractive set with historical significance. 
Item TDC-POSTERS TRISTAN DA CUNHA SET OF 6 WAR POSTER COINS, BU $89.50


BEAUTIFUL MULTI-COLOR GRAND CANYON SILVER COIN WITH MARBLE INLAY

Cook Islands sterling silver Grand Canyon multi-colored coin with marble inlayA beautiful multi-colored image of the Grand Canyon is featured on this 2014 sterling silver Proof 5 Dollar coin from the Cook Islands.  The coin includes a colored marble inlay.  The 38.6mm coin weighs 20 grams and has a mintage of just 2000 pieces.   It comes in a capsule with a Certificate of Authenticity.  Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse.
Item CK-CANYON COOK ISLANDS 5 DOLLARS 2014 GRAND CANYON SILVER PROOF $95.00


MULTI-COLORED TOKELAU COIN FEATURES TROPICBIRDS Back in stock

Tokelau 1 Dollar 2012 Red-tailed TropicbirdBbeautiful multi-colored Red Tailed Tropicbirds (phaethon rubricauda) are pictured on this 2012 dated 1 Dollar coin of the Pacific island nation of Tokelau.  The predominantly white bird lives over tropical and subtropical seas and comes ashore only during the breeding season.  It will dive from heights of up to 50 meters (160 feet) to catch fish and squid in the ocean.  The 38.6mm silver-plated copper coin depicts Queen Elizabeth and the Tokelau arms on the obverse.  The arms feature a Tokelauan, which is a traditional carved wooden fishing “tackle box”.  The coin has a mintage of only 2500 pieces.  It is an attractive and reasonably priced multi-colored coin.
Item TK-BIRD12 TOKELAU 1 DOLLAR 2012 TROPICBIRD PROOF-LIKE $19.75



TOKELAU SILVER COLOR COIN FEATURES KILLER WHALES Back in stock

Tokelau 5 Dollars 2012 multi-color coin depicts Orcas.The small Pacific island nation of Tokelau features the Orcas or Killer Whales, on this multi-colored sterling silver 2012 5 Dollar coin. Two Orcas, one in full color, are shown leaping from the ocean. The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth, and a Tuluma bearing a cross.  The Tuluma, the national symbol of Tokalu, is a traditional wooden tackle box used by fisherman.  Tokelau, once known as the Union Islands, consists of 3 small atolls with a population of only about 1,400.  Though governed by New Zealand, it occasionally issues coins for collectors.  The attractive 38.6mm coin weighs 20 grams and has a mintage of only 2500 pieces.
Item TK-ORKA TOKELAU 5 DOLLARS 2012 ORCA SILVER PROOF $89.95


FIJI CELEBRATES CARNIVAL IN RIO

Fiji 1 Dollar 2012 Carnival in RioFiji recently issued this 2012 dated 38.6mm silver-plated mulit-colored dollar coin on commemorating Carnival in Rio. Carnival, whose roots go back to ancient Rome, is celebrated by devout (and not so devout) Christians as one last orgy of feasting and dancing before the long season of Lenten fasting.  One of the most famous Carnival celebrations takes place in Rio, where thousands of participants take part in the dozen parades.  A multi-colored Samba dancer in full costume is featured on the coin, with the famed Sugarloaf Mountain in the background. The coin has a mintage of just 2,500 pieces. Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse.
Item FJ-CARNIVAL FIJI 1 DOLLAR 2012 CARNIVAL PROOF-LIKE $29.50


MULTI-COLOR PALAU 2011 MANDARIN FISH

Palau 1 Dollar 2011 Mandarin FishA multi-colored Mandarin Fish is depicted on this 2011 Palau 1 Dollar coin.  The small, brightly colored fish is a popular salt water aquarium fish.  The 38.6mm copper-nickel coin is part of Palau’s Endangered Wildlife series.  The reverse depicts the arms of Palau.  The Proof-like coin has a mintage of just 2500 pieces.  It is one of the least expensive Palau coins available.
Item PW-FISH11 PALAU 1 DOLLAR 2011 MANDARIN FISH, PROOFLIKE $18.00



STURGEON ON COLOR COIN FROM PALAU

Palau multi-color 1 Dollar coin: 2008 SturgeonA multi-colored image of a Sturgeon is featured on this 2008 Palau 1 Dollar coin. Above the fish is the legend "ENDANGERED WILDLIFE".  Pollution and overfishing have caused stocks of these large fish to diminish worldwide. The 38.6mm copper-nickel coin features the arms of Palau on the obverse.
Item PW-08STURG PALAU 1 DOLLAR 2008 STURGEON KM164 BU $25.00



MARINE LIFE PROTECTION COLOR COINS FROM PALAU FEATURE MERMAIDS & FISH 

Palau is an independent nation made up of some 100 Islands in the Philippine Sea.  It has a population of less than 13,000.  They have passed through many hands. The Islands gained independence from the United States in 1994, who took them from Japan in World War II, who had taken them from Germany in 1914, who had purchased them from the Spanish in 1899.
In recent years it has issued a number of attractive multi-colored coins honoring Marine Life Protection.  One side of the coin usually features colorful tropical fish, while the other usually shows a topless mermaid in various poses. The series has become very popular with collectors. The coins have been minted by various mints over the years. Some call their coins Proof, some call them Prooflike.  I listed what the mint called it when the coin was issued.  Many of the "Prooflike" issues are nicer and look more "Proof" than some of the "Proof" issues.   The issues of 2008 and earlier are copper-nickel.  Starting in 2009 the coins are silver-plated copper.  All coins are 38.6mm in diameter. 

IMAGE (click to enlarge) Description and price of Palau Marine Life Protection color coin
Palau $1 1998 Dolphin / 2 Mermaids
Item PW-98DOLP PALAU $1 1998 MULTI-COLORED DOLPHIN / 2 MERMAIDS KM25 PROOF $29.50
Mintage 13,000
Palau 1 Dollar 2000 Firefish / Mermaid and Sailing Ship
Item PW-00FIRE PALAU $1 2000 MULTI-COLORED FIREFISH / MERMAID & SAILING SHIP KM43 PROOF $29.50
Palau $1 2000 Marlin / Mermaid diving
Item PW-00MARL PALAU $1 2000 MULTI-COLORED MARLIN / MERMAID DIVING KM58 PROOF $29.50
Palau $1 2001 Jelly Fish / Mermaid on ship's prow
Item PW-01JEL PALAU $1 2001 MULTI-COLORED JELLY FISH / MERMAID ON SHIP'S PROW KM52 PROOF $29.50
Palau $1 2001 Moorish Idol fish / Mermaid on ship's
Item PW-01MOOR PALAU $1 2001 MULTI-COLORED MOORISH IDOL FISH / MERMAID ON SHIP'S PROW  KM62 PROOF $29.50
Palau 1 Dollar 2001 green fish / Prone Mermaid
Item PW-01GREEN PALAU $1 2001 GREEN FISH / PRONE MERMAID KM61  PROOF $29.50
Palau $1 2002 Jelly Fish / Mermaid washing her hair
Item PW-02JEL PALAU $1 2002 MULTI-COLORED JELLY FISH  / MERMAID WASHING HAIR KM65 PROOF $29.50
Palau 1 Dollar 2004 Puffer Fish / Mermaid in sea shel

NEWItem PW-04PUFF PALAU $1 2004 MULTI-COLORED PUFFER FISH / MERMAID IN SEASHELL KM65 PROOF $29.50
Palau Marine Life Protection Dollar 2007 Surgeon Fish
Item PW-07SURGEON PALAU $1 2007 SURGEONFISH / MERMAID WITH NEPTUNE, KM118 PROOF $32.50
Mintage only 5000 pieces.


Palau Marine Life Protection Dollar 2008 Grey Reef Shark
Item PW-08SHARK  PALAU $1 2008 GREY REEF SHARK / MERMAID WITH NEPTUNE, PROOFLIKE $32.50
Mintage only 5000 pieces.


Palau Marine Life Protection Dollar 2012 Blue Ringed Octopus
Item PW-1D-12OCTOPUS PALAU $1 2013 BLUE RINGED OCTOPUS / 2 MERMAIDS WITH NEPTUNE, SILVER PLATED, PROOFLIKE $32.50
Mintage only 5000 pieces.


Palau Marine Life Protection Dollar 2013 Mandarin fish
Item PW-1D-13MAND PALAU $1 2013 MANDARIN FISH / 2 MERMAIDS & NEPTUNE WITH TREASURE CHEST, SILVER PLATED, PROOFLIKE $32.50
Mintage only 5000 pieces.


Palau Marine Life Protection Dollar 2014 Yellow Boxfish
Item PW-1D-14BOX PALAU $1 2014 YELLOW BOXFISH  / NEPTUNE & 2 MERMAIDS SILVER PLATED, PROOFLIKE $29.50
Mintage only 5000 pieces.

Item PW-5D-14BOX PALAU $5 2014 YELLOW BOXFISH  / NEPTUNE & 2 MERMAIDS SILVER PROOF $65.00
Mintage only 1500 pieces.



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