Commemorative coin, Xth British Commonwealth Games 1974

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Philatelics and currency/Currency/Coin
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Brief Description
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")
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Kindly donated by Betty L Barberis




has anyone noticed that the flagpoles are attached the fly of the central flag. To be correct that would mean the poles should be on the left side of the flag and the runners would have to circulate in a clockwise direction.

- Lex Calder

Posted on 26-12-2022 19:57:51