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The 1915 Panama Pacific Half Dollar represented only the second commemorative silver half dollar issued by the United States Mint. Although this would later become the most frequent denomination for classic commemorative coins, the earlier issues took place across a range of denominations. The program of five commemorative coins issued for the Panama Pacific International Exposition including two versions of a $50 gold piece, a gold quarter eagle, and a gold dollar.
commemorative coin issue from the United States was the 1900 Lafayette Silver Dollar. In 1777, General Lafayette had brought French troops to America to help fight in the Revolutionary War. The coins were authorized at the request of the Lafayette Memorial Commission, who sought to raise funds for a Statue of General Lafayette in Paris. The statue would be presented as a gift of the American People for the 1900 International Exposition held in France.
The first commemorative coin issued in the United States was the 1892 Columbian Half Dollar. The coin was issued to raise funds for the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago. The issuance of the first coin marked the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus.
Iraq Coins - Riyal - 200 Fils Silver Coin, King Faisal I, mint year 1932 AD / AH 1350. Obverse: Head of King Faisal I right. "Faisal Al-awal" (Faisal the First) written right side anti-clockwise. "Malik Al-Iraq" (King of Iraq) written left anti-clockwise. Reverse: "Al Mamlakah" (Kingdom) written above. 1932 AD year on left and AH 1350 year on right. Value (Riyal) in center circle. "Al-Iraqiyah" (Iraq) written below.
English Silver Crown, Queen Victoria 1889 Coins of Great Britain - Crown Silver Coin, British Crown silver coin, Coins of the UK, Coins of the United Kingdom, British coinage, British silver coins, Numismatic Collection, silver coins, old coins, coin collecting, rare coins, world coins, foreign coins, heritage coins, silver ira investment, silver bullion coins, investment coins, antique coins, Unique Silver Coins, collectible coins. Obverse: Crowned and veiled bust of Queen Victoria
Coins of the Spanish Republic 1 Peseta Silver Coin, mint date 1933. Coins of Spain, Spanish silver coin, Spanish coinage, Spanish silver coins, Numismatic Collection, silver coins, old coins, coin collecting, rare coins, world coins, foreign coins, heritage coins, silver ira investment, silver bullion coins, silver coin collection investors, investment coins, antique coins, Unique Silver Coins, collectible coins. Legend: REPUBLICA ESPANOLA
apan 500 Yen Coin, Seikan Tunnel Opening, 1988. Obverse: Perspective view of the Seiko Tunnel, surrounded by waves and sea gulfs. Reverse: Map of the isles of Japan connected by the Tunnel, within band. The Seikan Tunnel ) is a 53.85-kilometre (33.46 mi) railway tunnel in Japan, with a 23.3-kilometre (14.5 mi) long portion under the seabed. Track level is about 140 metres (460 ft) below seabed and 240 m (790 ft) below sea level.
Japan 500 Yen, Seto Bridge Opening, 1988. Obverse: Perspective birdview of the Great Seto Bridge. Reverse: Map of the isles of Japan connected by the bridge, within band. The Great Seto Bridge (瀬戸大橋 Seto Ōhashi?), or Seto-Ohashi Bridge, is a series of double deck bridges connecting Okayama and Kagawa prefectures in Japan across a series of five small islands in the Seto Inland Sea.
Marilyn Monroe 85th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Cook Islands silver 5 dollars. Marilyn Monroe, a diamond of the silver screen, has been commemorated on a new beautiful .925 silver proof coin. This colorful coin celebrated the famous stars 85th birthday which would have been June 1, 2011. The coin includes an accent diamond inserted where her earring appears on the left ear in the central image. The obverse of this Silver coin depicts Elizabeth II
Chile Medio Decimo Silver 5 Centavos Coin, mint year 1881. Obverse: Condor holding oval shield in right claw, broken chains in beak and right claw. Legend: . POR LA RAZON Y LA FUERZA (For the Reason or Strength) * 1881 * Reverse: Denomination (MEDIO DECIMO) within wreath. Legend: REPUBLICA DE CHILE . So (Santiago Mint)
Germany coins Weimar Republic 5 Mark Silver Commemorative Coin, Liberation of Rhineland, mint year 1930 D. The occasion of the commemorative was the withdrawal of French occupation troops from the Rhineland and its return to German control. Obverse: German eagle perched atop the Rhineland bridge, splitting date (19-30). All within chain border. Legend: DEUTSCHES . REICH * FÜNF . REICHSMARK *