Commemorative coin, Xth British Commonwealth Games 1974

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Currency/Coin
Date Used
1974
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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'.
Measurements
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")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1974
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2009.144.70
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Betty L Barberis

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