Author Topic: Numismatic heritage: commemorative designs that became standard designs  (Read 496 times)

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Belize, 250 dollars, 1989.  500th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the New World.

This was a gold coin.

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Belize. $1, 1990. Columbus's fleet.

The design became the reverse of a standard circulation dollar.

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Mauritius, 10 rupees, 1981.  A collector coin commemorating World Food Day.







The FAO-themed design of 1981 was reprised on the heptagonal circulation 10 rupees, first issued by Mauritius in 1997.

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Tanzania, 100 shilingi, 1986.  WWF-themed collector coin.

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Tanzania, 20 shilingi, 1990.  Standard circulation coin.

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Solomon Islands, 50 cents, 1988.  10th anniversary of independence.





In 1989 the special legend was removed, and the coin became a new circulating denomination.

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Jordan, dinar, 1969.  F.A.O.





Jordan, dinar, 1974.  10th anniversary of the Central Bank.





Jordan, dinar, 1978.  Standard circulation coin.  It was also issued in 1981 and 1985.

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The 1932 George Washington Bicentennial circulating commemorative became the standard designed circulation quarter in 1934.

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Swaziland, 2 emalangeni, 1981.  The King's Diamond Jubilee.  Reverse design: arum lily.

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Swaziland, 2 emalangeni, 2008.

An amended version of the arum lily design was adopted for the circulation 2 emalangeni coin, which was first issued in 1995.

The coin in the image is dated 2008.