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SILVER COINS OF THE WORLD


NEWTINY CUTE OLD SILVER COIN FROM GUATEMALA

Guatemala silver 1/4 RealThis cute little silver 1/4 Real from Guatemala is dated 1896 or 1897.  It is only 12mm in diameter, far smaller than a dime.  One side pictures the sun over three volcanic mountain peaks. The other side gives the denomination within a wreath.  The coin is so small that there was not any room for the name of the country!
Item GT-162 GUATEMALA SILVER 1/4 REAL 1896-1897 KM162 XF-AU $4.00


SILVER GERSH OF ABYSSINIA Restocked

Abyssinia ( Ethiopia) silver Gersh 1895EE, AD1903Abyssinia, now known as Ethiopia, was an ancient kingdom.  Its kings traced their ancestry to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.  It was the oldest Christian nation, having converted in the fourth century.  The obverse of this silver 1 Gersh features Emperor Menelik II, who during his rule from 1889 to 1913 modernized, unified and greatly expanded his kingdom.  The reverse shows the Lion of Ethiopia carrying a Coptic cross.  The coin was struck at the Paris mint and is dated 1895 in the Ethiopian calendar, though it was minted from 1903 until 1928AD.
Item ET-GERSH ABYSSINIA SILVER GERSH KM12 VG-Fine $6.00


LAST SILVER COIN THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE

Hungarian silver Korona depicting Emperor Franz Joseph issued from 1912 until 1916Hapsburg Emperor Franz Joseph came to power in 1848 after his Uncle, Ferdinand I, abdicated because of revolts in Hungary and elsewhere in the Hapsburg Empire. Revolts in Hungary continued until 1867, when a compromise was reached.  The old Hapsburg Empire was replaced with a new Austro-Hungarian Empire.  Hungary became largely independent.  Hungary continued to recognize the Hapsburg emperor as its monarch, however it issued its own coins.  This Hungarian silver 1 Korona, issued from 1912 to 1916, was one of the last silver coins issued by the Empire. Because of hoarding and inflation caused by World War I, production of the coin was halted during 1916.  After its defeat in 1918, the Austro-Hungarian Empire was dismantled, and the Hapsburgs were removed from power, after reigning for almost 1000 years.  The coin pictures Hapsburg Emperor Franz Joseph on the obverse. The reverse features the Crown of St. Stephen which is the symbol of the Hungarian monarchy.. The coin was struck to the standards of the Latin Monetary Union, a European monetary Union that pre-dated the Euro by over 100 years.  It contains 5 grams of .835 fine silver.
Item HU-492 HUNGARY 1 KORONA 1912-1916 KM492 XF $15.00

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ATTRACTIVE OLD PORTUGUESE SILVER COIN

Portugal silver 10 Centavos 1915This attractive 1915 silver 10 Centavos was one of the first coins issued by the First Portuguese Republic, which lasted from 1910 until 1926.  The coin features the head of Liberty on one side and the Portuguese arms within a wreath on the other. The 2.5 gram silver coin was issued only a single year.  With inflation brought on by World War I, it was soon replaced with base-metal issues. 
Item PT-10C PORTUGAL SILVER 10 CENTAVOS 1915 KM563 XF $7.00



100th ANNIVERSARY SCOUTING COIN FROM PORTUGAL

Protugal 5 Euro 2007 100th Anniversary of Scouting - Baden-Powell 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the Scouting movement, founded by Robert Baden-Powell in England. To commemorate the event Portugal issued an this silver 5 Euro coin with a modernistic portrait of Lord Baden-Powell on one side and the Portuguese Arms and the Scouting logo on the other.
Item PT-SCOUT PORTUGAL 5 EURO 2007 SCOUTING SILVER BU $29.95



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SILVER COIN FROM THE GRAND DUCHY OF FINLAND

Grand Duchy of Finland, under Czarist Russian rule, silver 50 PenniaFrom 1809 to 1917 Finland was ruled by Czarist Russia, who called the country the Grand Duchy of Finland.  Finland however had its own coinage. We offer this attractive silver 50 Pennia from the period of Czarist Russian domination in Uncirculated condition.  The 16mm coin is dated 1916 or 1917.  The denomination is on one side of the coin.  The other features the crowned Czarist double-headed eagle with the arms of Finland on its breast. The coins were struck by the Helsinki mint. An "S", for mintmaster, Isac Sundell is below the eagle.  Sundell, was quite a survivor.  He managed to hold his office for 35 years, through World War I,  Finland's War of Independence, and World War II.
Item FI-2 FINLAND-GRAND DUCHY SILVER 50 PENNIA 1916-17 KM2.2 UNC. $10.00



COINS FROM FINLAND’S CIVIL WAR

Finland 25 Pennia 1917 of Kerenski governmentFinland 50 Pennia 1917 of Kerenski government
Finland was a Russian possession from 1809 until 1917.  The collapse of the Czarist government in March of 1917 created the opportunity for Finland to demand their independence.  Fighting broke out between various pro-Russian and anti-Russian factions.  The Provisional Russian Government of Alexander Kerenski, often called the "White Government"  issued these coins for the pro-Russian forces fighting in Finland.  The design is similar to the previous Czarist issues, featuring the denomination on one side and the Russian eagle with the Finnish lion on its breast on the other,  however the Czarist crown was removed from the eagle.  In November 1917 the Bolsheviks took over Russia, and on December 6, 1917 Finland declared its independence, thus ending this short-lived series. We have two attractive silver coins from this brief series  The silver 25 Penni is 16mm and is Uncirculated.  The silver 50 Penni is 18.6mm and is Uncirculated.  Considering the age, grade and history of the coins, the price for them seems remarkably low.
Item FI-19 FINLAND-CIVIL WAR SILVER 25 PENNIA 1917 KM19 UNC. $6.00
Item FI-20 FINLAND-CIVIL WAR SILVER 50 PENNIA 1917 KM20 UNC. $10.00


ATTRACTIVE OLD LATVIAN SILVER COINS

Latvia 1 Lats 1924 KM7Latvia silver 2 Lati 1925-1926Latvia silver 5 Lats 1929-1932
Latvia gained its freedom for the first time in hundreds of years following the collapse of Czarist Russia in 1918. Latvia's freedom - and its coinage - turned out to be short lived. In 1940, after the signing of a secret pact between Stalin and Hitler, Soviet troops occupied the country and annexed it into the Soviet Union. Latvia would not again regain its independence until the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.  During its brief period of independence between the World Wars Latvia issued only three silver coins.  We offer all three of these attractive and historic silver coins. The 1 Lat is dated 1924.  It is 23mm in diameter, weights 5 grams and contains .1342 troy ounces of silver.  It features the Latvian arms supported by a lion and a griffon on one side and the denomination on the other.  The denomination is on one side while the other depicts the Greater Latvian Coat-of-Arms, supported by a Lion and a Griffon.  The silver 2 Lati was struck only 2 years; 1925 and 1926. The 27mm coin contains .2684 grams of silver. It has a design similar to the 1 Lats featuring  Latvian arms on one side and the denomination on the other. The attractive silver 5 Lati coin features a young woman, known as Milda,  wearing a traditional Latvian hat on the obverse and the Latvian arms on the reverse. She became a symbol of Latvian independence during the Soviet occupation of Latvia and is featured on the new Latvian Euro coins. The 37mm coin was minted only in 1929, 1931 and 1932. The coin has a lettered edge, was struck in .835 fine silver, weighs 25 grams and contains .6711 troy ounces of silver. They are all attractive and historic silver coins.
NEW Item LV-1L LATVIA 1 LATS 1924 KM7 VF $9.00
Item LV-2L LATVIA 2 LATI 1925-26 KM8 VF-XF $19.50
NEW Item LV-5L LATVIA 5 LATI 1929-1932 KM9 XF-AU $40.00

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SILVER SOCCER COIN FROM PARAGUAY

Paraguay 1 Guarani 2004 silver Proof World Cup soccer coin Soccer is the favorite sport of Paraguay, so it was only natural that they issued this sterling silver Proof 1 Guarani to commemorate the 2006 World Cup Soccer (FIFA) games. The coin features a  a ball going into the goal on the reverse and the national arms on the obverse.  The  attracrtive 40mm coin is dated 2004 and contains .80 troy ounces of silver.
Item PY-202 PARAGUAY 1 GUARANI 2004 SOCCER KM202 SILVER PROOF $39.50


NEPAL HONORS ROTARY CLUBS

Napal 1000 Rupees 2005 100th Anniversary of Rotary International coinNepal issued this 40mm silver 1000 Rupees coin in 2005 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International. The design features the Rotary International 100th Anniversary Emblem with the inscriptions "A CENTURY OF SERVICE, A NEW CENTURY OF SUCCESS" along with the dates "1905 - 2005", denomination and country name.  The back features the traditional design used on modern Kingdom of Nepal coins. Rotary International is a service club of businessmen and professionals that encourages high ethical standards, builds good will and provides humanitarian services.  It has over 1.2 million members in over 34,000 local clubs worldwide.
Item NP-ROTARY  NEPAL 1000 RUPEES 2005 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL, KM1175, UNC. $75.00


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