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MULTI-COLOR SEA LIFE COINS FROM ST. HELENA Back in stock

St. Helena coins feature multi-color sealifeObverse of 2013 St. Helena 25 Pence coins
Saint Helena featured local sea-life on these stunning multi-color gold-plated 25 Pence coins.  Each coin fetures the blue sky, a fishing boat upon the blue ocean, and a sea turtle or various fish below the surface of the sea.   The 2013 dated coins  are 38.6mm in diameter.  Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse of each coin.
Item SH-SEA ST.HELENA SET OF 4 COLOR SEALIFE 25 PENCE,2013 BU $59.75


NEWNEW ZEALAND’S FIRST CIRCULATING COLOR COIN HONORS ANZAC FORCES

New Zealand 50 Cents 2015 ANZAC colored coinNew Zealand issued their first ever colored circulating coin in 2015 to commemorate the centennial of the landing of the ANZAC forces on April 25, 1915 at Gallipoli.  ANZAC was the Australia New Zealand Army Corps.  It was formed in 1915 comprising of troops from Australia and New Zealand.  It suffered terrible losses in the Battle of Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire.   April 25 is widely honored in Australia and New Zealand to remember their citizens who served and died in war.  The 24.75mm copper-nickel 50 Cent coin features New Zealand and Australian soldiers standing back to back with their heads bowed in remembrance. The mangopare (hammerhead shark pattern) symbolizes strength and determination, and the silver fern reflects New Zealand’s national identity.  The mangopare is white on a black background, representing New Zealand’s national colors. Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse. The coins were struck at the Royal Canadian Mint and have a mintage of 1 Million pieces.
Item NZ-ANZAC NEW ZEALAND 50 CENTS 2015 ANZAC COLOR COIN, BU $5.00



NewMULTI-COLOR SILVER COIN OF RWANDA HONORS NATIONAL BANK

Rwanda 5000 Francs2014 50th Anniversary of National BankThe National Bank of Rwanda commemorated their 50th anniversary with this multi-colored silver Proof 5000 Franc coin dated 2014.  The obverse features a multi-color image of the National Bank building.  The reverse has the national emblem of Rwanda.  The coin has legends in the three official languages of Rwanda: Kinyarwanda, English and French.  The 38mm coin contains 27 grams of .999 fine silver and has a mintage of 5000 pieces.  It comes in coin comes in a capsule in a case with a Certificate of Authenticity. The coin was not widely distributed outside of Rwanda, making it difficult for most collectors to obtain.
Item RW-BANK RWANDA 5000 FRANCS 2014 NATIONAL BANK 50th ANNIVERSARY, SILVER PROOF $250.00




NewPRETTY MULTI-COLOR SILVER COIN DEPICTS AN UGLY ANIMAL

Mongolia 500 Tugrik 2011 KM315This sterling silver Proof Mongolian 500 Tugrik depicts a multi-color image of a Mongolian Saiga Antelope (Saiga Tatarica Mongolica).  The horned animal features an overly-large distinctive nose.  During summer the huge nose helps filter out dust and cools the animal's blood. In winter it heats up the frigid air before it is taken to the lungs.  The animal has had vast swings in its population.  During the last ice-age it ranged from the British Isles, through Central Asia and into Alaska and the Yukon.  By the 1920’s it was almost exterminated, however it was able to recover by the 1950’s.  The population collapsed again after the fall of the Soviet Union due to uncontrolled hunting and the demand for its horns in Chinese medicine.  Disease has taken a further toll and today it is Critically Endangered.   The 2011 dated coin features the arms of Mongolia and the denomination on the obverse.  The 38.61mm coin weights 25 grams and has a mintage of just 2500 pieces.  It comes in a capsule with a certificate of Authenticity.   It is an attractive coin depicting an ugly animal.
Item MN-SAIGA MONGOLIA 500 TUGRIK 2011 MONGOLIAN SAIGA KM315 PROOF $49.75



New2015 PALAU MERMAID COINS FEATURES WHITETAIL DAMSELFISH

Palau $1 2015 Marine Life Protection coin with 3 topless mermaidsPalau continued their popular Marine Life Protection coin series in 2015.  As with previous issues, the coins feature scantily clad mermaids on one side and a multi-color image of sea life on the other.  The 2015 issue features a color image of Whitetail Damselfish, (Dascyllus aruanus), also known as the Humbug damselfish) swimming in a coral reef.  The other side depicts three topless mermaids sitting on a rock.  Two versions of the coin were struck utilizing the same design.  The 5 Dollars was struck in sterling silver, has a mintage of 1500 pieces and comes with a certificate.  The 1 Dollar was struck in silver-plated copper and has a mintage of 5000 pieces.  Both versions are Proof, are 38.61 mm in diameter, weigh 25 grams and come in a capsule.
Item PW-15DAME$5 PALAU 5 DOLLARS 2015 WHITETAIL DAMSELFISH/3 MERMAIDS SILVER PROOF $65.00
Item PW-15DAME$1 PALAU 1 DOLLAR 2015 WHITETAIL DAMSELFISH/3 MERMAIDS PROOF $28.00



NEPAL CELEBRATES JUNIOR RED CROSS WITH A COLORED COIN

Nepal 100 Rupees 2015 (VS2071) Junior Red Cross colored coinIn March 2015 Nepal released a 100 Rupee coin commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Nepal Junior Red Cross Society.  The 29mm copper-nickel colored coin features a red cross on one side and Mount Everest on the other.  The coin is dated VS2071 which corresponds to 2014-2015 AD.  Founded in 1965 as a wing of the Nepal Red Cross Society, the Nepal Junior Red Cross has some 800,000 members in almost 3,500 circles spread throughout the country.  The coin is Uncirculated, though may have some toning due to the way the Nepal mint handles coins.
Item NP-REDCROSS NEPAL 100 RUPEES JR. RED CROSS, 2015 $10.00



KURDISTAN COIN CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM THAT DID NOT HAPPEN

Kurdistan multi-color 5000 Dinars 2014 IndependenceThe Kurds in Iraq planned to hold a referendum in the fall of 2014 to vote on Kurdish independence. To commemorate the event, and the almost certain outcome of a vote for Kurdish independence, a group in the United States arranged to have this multi-color 5000 Dinar coin struck.  One side of the 39mm copper nickel coin features the Kurdish flag superimposed on a map of Iraqi Kurdistan with the legend "Kurdistan Independence" in Arabic and English. The other side depicts a stylized eagle from the Kurdish arms and the legend  "Republic of Kurdistan" and the date in Arabic and English    The sudden rise of the Islamic State known as ISAS in the summer of 2014 threatened both Kurdish and Iraqi territory and citizens.  Under pressure from the United States the referendum was indefinitely delayed so that Kurdish and Iraqi soldiers could be used to fight the common threat of ISAS rather than each other.  It is an attractive coin commemorating an event that never took place.
Item KURD-5000D KURDISTAN 5000 DINARS 2014 INDEPENDENCE, BU $16.00


HISTORY OF EGYPT ON MULTI-COLOR COINS

Cook Islands 1 Dollar 2012 Abu SymbelCook Islands 1 Dollar 2013 NefertitiCook Islands 1 Dollar 2012 Spinx
The Cook Islands has issued attractive multi-color 1 Dollar coins annually since 2012 depicting historic Egyptian monuments and artifacts.  The great temple at Abu Simbel is on the 2012 issue.  It was erected on the banks of the Nile River by Pharaoh Ramses II in the 13th century B.C. In 1968 the entire massive temple complex was cut apart, moved to higher ground and reassembled, to avoid their being submerged by the creation of Lake Nasser after the building of the Aswan High Dam.   The 2013 issue features the bust of Queen Nefertiti that is located in the Egyptian Museum in Berlin. Nefertiti lived from about 1370BC to 1330BC and was the wife of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten.  They made an unsuccessful attempt to replace Egypt’s polytheistic religion with a monotheistic religion worshiping Aten, the sun disk.  Behind the bust is the image of an ancient stone altar depicting Nefertiti and Akhenaten playing with their daughters.  The 2014 issue depicts the great Sphinx at Giza.  It is the largest monolith statue in the world, standing 73.5 metres (241 ft) long, 19.3 metres (63 ft) wide, and 20.22 m (66.34 ft) high.  It was built approximately 2500 BC by pharaoh Khafra. All three coins depict the bust of Queen Elizabeth on the obverse. The 38.6mm silver plated coins are Proof and have a mintage of 5000 pieces each.
Item CK-ABU COOK IS. 1 DOLLAR 2012 ABU SIMBEL TEMPLE, PROOF $19.50
Item CK-NEFERTITI COOK IS. 1 DOLLAR 2013 NEFERTITI, PROOF out
Item CK-SPHINX COOK IS. 1 DOLLAR 2014 SPHINX AT GIZA, PROOF out

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TOKELAU SILVER COLOR COIN FEATURES KILLER WHALES 

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




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