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INTERESTING MODERN WORLD COINS

ARMED MONK OF MONACO

MONACO 10 CENTIMES 1962 KM142The Principality of Monaco is a tiny (2 sq. km, .78 sq. mi.), wealthy nation located on the French Riviera.  Prince Rainier III appears on the obverse of this 1962 Monaco 10 Centimes.  The reverse depicts a monk holding a sword guarding the arms of the Grimaldi family.  According to legend, in 1297 Francisco Grimaldi and his men captured the Monaco Castle while dressed as Franciscan monks.  Since then the Grimaldi family has ruled Monaco almost continuously.  The 20mm aluminum bronze coin is Uncirculated.  It is an interesting coin from a tiny nation.
Item MC-10C MONACO 10 CENTIMES 1962 KM142 UNC. $3.00

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Click HereMONACO 2 EUROS 2012 KM195

UNCIRCULATED GEORGE VI COINS FROM AUSTRALIA & JAMAICA 

Australia bronze 1/2 Penny 1949 KM42Jamaica nickel-brass Farthing 1952 KM33
George VI was the British monarch from 1936 until 1952, and as such his portrait appeared on the coins of the British colonies and Commonwealth nations.  He became king after his brother; Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry a divorced American socialite.  George VI’s reign was marked by World War II, followed by the loss of many of Britain’s colonies, including India.  The 1949 Australian bronze Half Penny features a Kangaroo on the reverse and was struck at the Perth mint.  The coin is Uncirculated, though is a bit spotty or toned. It catalogs for $27.00, however our price is much less. The 1952 Farthing from Jamaica features the Jamaican arms on the reverse.  The 20.2mm nickel-brass coin was the last farthing ever struck for out
Item JM-33 JAMAICA FARTHING, 1952 KM33 BU $6.00



AUSTRALIA DECIMAL COINS DEPICTS PRE-DECIMAL COINS

Australia $1 & $2 coins 2016, 50th Anniversary of decimal currencyAustralia recently released the last two coins in their series commemorating the 50th anniversary of converting from the Australian Pound to the Australian Dollar.  The 2016 dated coins depict the old pre-decimal coins on the obverse below the portrait of Queen Elizabeth.  The 1 Dollar depicts the old 1 crown while the 2 Dollars features the florin.  The standard reverse is used on both coins, featuring kangaroos on the dollar and an aboriginal elder is on the 2 Dollars.  
Item AU-SET16D AUSTRALIA 1 & 2 DOLLARS, 2016 50th ANNIVERSARY OF DECIMALIZATION, UNC. $12.00


Also see:
Click HereSCARCE 1987 AUSTRALIA COIN SET
Click HereAUSTRALIA 2016 YEAR OF THE MONKEY SILVER COINS
Click HereAUSTRALIA SET OF FIVE 2 DOLLAR 2016 OLYMPIC COINS IN FOLDER, BU
Click HereAUSTRALIA 2 DOLLARS 2016 PARALYMPIC GAMES, UNC.
Click HereAUSTRALIA PIONEER BAKERY 1 LOAF TOKEN,
Click HereAUSTRALIA 1 DOLLAR 2018 YEAR OF THE DOG  1 TROY OUNCE .9999 SILVER
Click HereAUSTRALIA 2018 SILVER KOOKABURRA



CAMEROON COIN CAN HONOR YOUR WEDDING OR ANNIVERSARY

Cameroon wedding coins have space to engrave your own name, initials or dateA pair of wedding rings and Champaign glasses are featured on these Cameroon 7500 Franc coins dated 2006. Below the rings is a blank area where you can engrave names, initials or dates to honor your engagement, wedding or anniversary. The reverse features an elephant head and a map of Africa. The 30mm coin is available both in silver-plated or gold-plated brass. It is an interesting “customizable” coin.
Item CM31 CAMEROON 7500 FRANCS WEDDING GOLD-PLATED KM31 UNC. $40.00
Item CM31A CAMEROON 7500 FRANCS WEDDING SILVER-PLATED KM31 UNC. $35.00



BEATRIX POTTER – PETER RABBIT COINS FROM GREAT BRITAIN  Back in stock

SEt of 5 Beatrix Potter 50 Pence coins from Great Britain
Great Britain issued five 50 pence coins in 2016 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter and her beloved story book characters.  The coins depict Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Jemima Puddle-duck and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle.  A fifth coin has the legend Beatrix Potter 1866 1943, a small image of Peter Rabbit and Potter’s head within a wreath.  Potter was a one of the world’s experts on fungi, however her works were not accepted by men who controlled academia.  She was only found a publisher for her stories after she published the first Peter Rabbit book herself.  She was one of the first to realize the value in licensing her characters.  Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse of each coin.  The coins are Uncirculated.
Item GB-BEATRIX GREAT BRITAIN SET OF 5 BEATRIX POTTER 50 PENCE, 2016 UNC. $30.00





ATTRACTIVE FIRST COINS OF THE MODERN GREEK REPUBLIC  

Greece Pegasus 5 and 10 Drachma coins of 1973In 1973 Greece voted to abolish its monarchy and form a republic.  Attractive new coins were issued to mark the event. The copper-nickel 5 and 10 Drachmai feature Pegasus on one side and a Phoenix on the other.  The Phoenix was used on the coins of the first Greek Republic from 1828 to 1831.  It is an attractive and historic set with classical designs.
Item GR-SET73 GREECE 5 & 10 DRACHMAI 1973 KM109.1 & 110 UNC. $9.75




BRITISH HEROES COINS INCLUDE MULTI-COLORED BRITISH FLAG Wholesale prices available to dealers

British Heroes coin set from Tristan da CunhaCommon obverse to British Heroes coins feature Queen Elizabeth
Heroes of Great Britain are featured this five coin set from the tiny British possession of Tristan da Cunha.  Each of the five gold-plated 38.6mm 1 Crown coins includes an embedded red, white and blue Union Jack of the United Kingdom. The 5 coin set contains an individually serial numbered coin featuring “The Lone Soldier”, a memorial to the fallen.  Battle of Britain pilots Douglas Badar and Keith Parks, along with their airplanes, are each featured on their own coin.  British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, along with World War II aircraft is on the fourth coin.  Horatio Nelson, hero of the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, and his ship, is on the fifth coin.  Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse of each of the 2010 dated coins. The coins are Brilliant Uncirculated.
Item TDC-HEROES TRISTAN DA CUNHA 5 COIN BRITISH HEROES SET, BU $39.50


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