Commemorative $1 silver coin from the Xth British Commonwealth Games 1974 held in Christchurch, New Zealand. Obverse: Eight figures running around a central design, with text around figures 'X BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMES CHRISTCHURCH ONE DOLLAR'. Reverse: Head of Queen Elizabeth II with text 'NEW ZEALAND 1974 ELIZABETH II'. Coin comes in a square perspex box and sits in a white perspex mount with text in black reading 'Xth British Commonwealth Games 1974'.
1 - Coin: H: 38 W: 38 D: 3mm (H: 1 1/2 W: 1 1/2 D: 1/8")
2 - Box: H: 63 W: 63 D: 8mm (H: 2 1/2 W: 2 1/2 D: 5/16")
Vern Barberis; 27 Jun 1928; 06 Jan 2005
Kindly donated by Betty L Barberis