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1965 British Crown Churchill

Following the death of the great man, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, in 1965, a commemorative crown was issued in his honour and memory. Renowned throughout the world as a great statesman, and described as “the greatest living Englishman”, Churchill was a man of many talents. Graded EF.

1966 Silver Swiss 5 Franc Coin

This a silver (.835) Swiss 5 Franc coin coin, weighs 15 g has the type II edge lettering 3 stars/ Dominus/Providebit/10 stars.  Coin is graded UNC.

1969 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

1969 Set of New Zealand Coins

Set of polished graded coins produced bu the Royal Australian Mint and issued by the Treasury of New Zealand.  The set was produced to celebrate the centenary of Captain Cooks re-discovery of New Zealand.

1970 1 Ruble Russian Coin

This is a 1970 1 Ruble Russian coin that was issued to celebrate the 100th Anniversary – Birth of V.I. Lenin .  The coin is graded EF.

1970 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

1974 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

1975 Canadian Silver $5 Coin

Starting in February 1973, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) engaged in a very ambitious program. At the behest of the federal government, led by then-Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, it was agreed that these coins would help finance and commemorate the 1976 Summer Olympics. The plan was to have thirty coins, twenty-eight silver coins with Continue Reading

1975 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

1976 Canadian $10 Silver Coin

Starting in February 1973, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) engaged in a very ambitious program. At the behest of the federal government, led by then-Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, it was agreed that these coins would help finance and commemorate the 1976 Summer Olympics. The plan was to have thirty coins, twenty-eight silver coins with Continue Reading

1976 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

1977 Commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

Not only was this coin issued for a key Royal Anniversary – Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee – it is also the only crown in British history to feature no inscription or date on the reverse side. And the obverse equestrian portrait is reminiscent of the famous Coronation Crown of 1953. This makes it a Continue Reading

1978 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.

1980 commemorative New Zealand $1 dollar coin cased and uncirculated, case has some wear marks the coin is in uncirculated condition.