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SILVER COINS OF THE WORLD


NewEND OF THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE

Austria silver 1 Corona coin of Emperor Franz-Joseph KM2820This Austrian 1 Corona is one of the last silver coins to be issued by the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The coin is dated 1915 or 1916, Because of hoarding and inflation caused by World War I, the coin saw little circulation and production of the coin was halted during 1916.  Upon the defeat of Austria 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 one side and the Austrian crown on the other. The 23mm coin contains 5 grams of .835 fine silver giving it a total silver content of .1334 troy ounces.
AT-2820 AUSTRIA 1 CORONA 1915-1916 KM2820 AU-UNC. $8.00



NEW2015 CHINA SILVER PANDA

China 2015 1 ounce .999 fine silver Panda 10 Yuan coinEach year The People's Republic of China produces the beautiful and popular one troy ounce .999 fine silver Panda coin.  Each year features a different design. Their cute, well executed and detailed designs have made them popular with both collectors and investors. The coin has the nominal value of 10 Yuan.  The 2015 issue features a Giant Panda munching on a sprig of bamboo.  Both frosted and bright fields are used to create an impressive and attractive coin. The other side pictures the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, a Taoist temple complex constructed in the early 1400's.  The Brilliant Uncirculated 40mm coin comes in its original protective capsule. 
CN-PANDA15 CHINA 2015 1 OUNCE SILVER PANDA, BU $32.00



NEW2015 AUSTRALIA YEAR OF THE GOAT SILVER DOLLAR

Australia 2015 Year of the Goat 1 ounce .999 fine silver dollarAustralia recently issued this beautiful silver dollar dated 2015 for the Chinese Year of the Goat.  The Australian silver “Lunar Series” featuring the Chinese Zodiac has become popular with collectors and investors throughout the world.   Each year features a different design.  The 2015 Year of the Goat coin depicts a family of three goats.  Above them is the Chinese character for goat.   Each coin is Brilliant Uncirculated and has a gorgeous "reverse-proof" finish. The background is frosted, while the images have a brilliant mirror finish.  The coin was struck at the famed Perth Mint in western Australia.  It has a mintage of only 300,000 and sold out at the mint in a matter of days.   The large, 45mm coin contains 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver and comes in its original proactive capsule.  The coin makes a great gift for anyone born in the Year of the Goat.
AU-GOAT USTRALIA SILVER 1 DOLLAR 2015 YEAR OF THE GOAT, BU $35.00



NEW2015 GREAT BRITAIN SILVER BRITANNIA

Great Britain 1 ounce .999 file silver Britannia 2 Pound coinGreat Britain issues this 1 troy ounce .999 fine silver coin called the Britannia on an annual basis.  The reverse features the helmeted figure of Britannia standing holding a trident and shield, her dress billowing in the wind.  The image of Britannia first appeared one the coins of Roman Emperor Hadrian in 119AD.  Since then it has appeared numerous British coins.   Queen Elizabeth is on the obverse of the coin.  The 38.6mm coin has the nominal value of 2 Pounds and is dated 2015. It is Brilliant Uncirculated. 
GB-BRIT15 GREAT BRITAIN 2 POUNDS 2015 BRITANNIA, BU $25.00


OLD SILVER COINS OF LITHUANIA HONOR HEROES

Lithuania silver 10 Litu 1936 KM83Lithuania silver 5 Latai 1936 KM82
In 1936 Lithuania struck a pair of silver coins honoring its heroes of independence.  The 10 Litu pictured Grand Duke Vytautas the Great.  Vytautas ruled Lithuania from 1392 to 1430.  He defeated the Teutonic Knights and greatly expanded the realm from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea. The coin has a mintage of only 720,000.  The 32mm coin contains 16 grams of .750 fine silver with an actual silver weight of .4312 troy ounces.  The 5 Litai shows Dr. Jonas Basanavicius.  Dr. Basanavicius was a physician, writer and the leader of Lithuania's independence movement from 1905 until Lithuania gained independence from Russia in 1918. The independence was to be short-lived however. In 1940 Lithuania was occupied by the Soviet Union. It did not regain its independence until the collapse of the U.S.S.R. in 1991. The 27mm coin contains 9 grams of .750 fine silver for an actual silver weight of .2156 troy ounces.  The reverse of both coins shows Vytis, the "white knight" on horseback.  Grand Duke Vytautas used the symbol of Vytis when he went into battle.  Vytis has appeared on Lithuanian coins since the middle ages and still appears on Lithuanian coins and notes today.  This is an opportunity to obtain these two historic silver coins of Lithuania that were issued only a single year during Lithuanias brief period of independence between the World Wars.
Item LT-5L36 LITHUANIA 5 LITAI KM82 1936 VF $18.00
Item LT-10L36 LITHUANIA 10 LITU 1936 KM83 XF $37.50


ARMENIAN COIN FEATURES NOAH’S ARK Restocked

Armenia 500 Drams silver coin picturing Noah's ArkNoah's Ark is featured on these attractive silver 500 Drams coins from Armenia. The 38.6mm 1 ounce .999 fine silver coins depicts the Ark resting on the Mountains of Ararat, with the sun rising and a dove carrying an olive branch.  The Mountains of Ararat are located on the border of Turkey and Armenia.  Mount Ararat is a national symbol of Armenia that appears on their national arms.   The Armenian Arms is on obverse.
Item AM-NOAH12 ARMENIA 500 DRAMS 2012 NOAH’S ARK, KM196 BU $39.00
Item AM-NOAH14 ARMENIA 500 DRAMS 2014 NOAH’S ARK, KM196 BU $39.00


SILVER GERSH OF ABYSSINIA 

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 Good-Fine $6.00



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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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 1925-1926
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.  They are all attractive and historic silver coins.
Item LV-1L LATVIA 1 LATS 1924 KM7 VF $9.00
Item LV-2L LATVIA 2 LATI 1925-26 KM8 VF-XF $19.50

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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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