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Design and designing => Thematic collecting => Topic started by: Figleaf on November 28, 2008, 09:58:15 PM

Title: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on November 28, 2008, 09:58:15 PM
Alderney KM 19
Andorra KM 60, 86
Anguilla KM 16, 17
Argentina KM 80
Armenia KM 80, 82
Aruba KM 18, 19
Australia KM 69, 99, 99a, 127, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 265, 266, 267, 268, 326, 355, 355a, 364, 371, 440, 423, 490.1, 490.2, 511
Austria KM 2972, 2979, 3063

I didn't dare to go beyond countries starting with A. It seems that Australians are in sore need of a national symbol, so they can move beyond what is apparently the number one cliché on pseudo coins (WOW! That sound like supreme boredom!).

Trivia question: How many circulation coins are there in the above list? >:D

Peter

Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on November 28, 2008, 11:08:14 PM
How many circulation coins are there in the above list? >:D

Don't have a KM at hand, so I cannot tell from the numbers, but I'd hazard a guess ... somewhere in the very low one digit range? :)

Of course nowadays every euro circulation coin has a map. Belgium has maps of Europe in various styles on its euro collector coins. With France one could argue that the hexagon on the €1 and €2 pieces is a map. Greece issued nice commems with a map of the country in 1963 and 2006.

And then there are cartographical masterpieces such as this one.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/1999_GA_Proof.png

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on November 28, 2008, 11:20:54 PM
Don't have a KM at hand, so I cannot tell from the numbers, but I'd hazard a guess ... somewhere in the very low one digit range? :)

You guessed it, you can't get any lower ;D

Maybe the more interesting question is which country used the idea first. My guess is Brazil.

Peter
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on November 28, 2008, 11:42:22 PM
Maybe the more interesting question is which country used the idea first. My guess is Brazil.

Quite possibly so. Brazil had a map of South America on a commem from 1932, and a map of the country in 1965. The latter were aluminum circulation coins! Then the US issued a commemorative half dollar showing North and South America in 1923 (Monroe Doctrine Centennial). I won't even think of pseudo-coins that have the shape of a country (Nauru 2001: Germany) or much of a continent (Nauru 2002: much of Europe). Dang, I just did.

Guess a map of a state, a country, etc. is something that many people from there can identify with. At the same time it avoids issues like "nah, this symbol is way too typical for the North and does not really represent us here in the South". In that regard, a map on a coin is similar to a king on a coin ...

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on November 28, 2008, 11:54:56 PM
I can't find a link on Wikipedia that depicts them.

The 2004 "EU" coins from Cyprus? Here is an image of the £1 Cu-Ni coin ...

(http://www.muenzauktion.com/steidl/pic/2004-zypern-0093-a.jpg)
(http://www.muenzauktion.com/steidl/pic/2004-zypern-0093-b.jpg)

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: translateltd on November 29, 2008, 12:11:14 AM
Don't forget the French nickel-bronze 10 francs of the 1970s-90s.

There has been some excitement in Australia over the discovery of a German (?) medal from 1669 with an outline of Australia on it, which must be by far the earliest medallic representation of that country.

Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on November 29, 2008, 12:48:37 AM
There has been some excitement in Australia over the discovery of a German (?) medal from 1669 with an outline of Australia on it, which must be by far the earliest medallic representation of that country.

Cool - had not heard of that medal before. That reminds me, AFAIK Dutch coinage had a map of Australia (2006 "Australië Vijfje") before it had a map of the Netherlands (2008 "Architectuur Vijfje") ...

Some more coins with maps are here (a book published about ten years ago):
http://www.geog.fu-berlin.de/de/Karto/Texte/muenzen/map.shtml
For some more pictures click on "Map Coin Design".

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: izotz on June 05, 2009, 09:43:13 AM
An easy one for me :
(http://worldcoingallery.com/countries/img9/164-822.jpg)
Spain km822 2 Pesetas

I recently bought an Isle of Man coin (well a serie of four coins), from Spain soccer world championship. Ok, this should appear on the sporty section, but it also featured a Spanish map. I can't find the pic.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on June 05, 2009, 03:42:37 PM
I recently bought an Isle of Man coin (well a serie of four coins), from Spain soccer world championship. Ok, this should appear on the sporty section, but it also featured a Spanish map. I can't find the pic.

Maybe you mean this one? Soccer and Isle of Man, but Mexico (and only half of my beloved Yucatan), not Spain.

Peter
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: izotz on June 05, 2009, 05:44:36 PM
Not that one. Mine are a set of four, 1 crown, 1982. I will look for the pic.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: lusomosa on June 07, 2009, 08:55:42 AM
Hi,

By looking ONLY to the map one can immediatelly see that the One crown was NOT minted in Spain !!!!
Why I say that ?  Well Spanish coins, newspapers, TV and any other spanish publications normally do not show the portuguese coast on their maps. They show Spain as on the 2 pesetas coin....

Good thing too as Portugal is not ( although it was for some time ) part of Spain.

LP
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Bimat on June 07, 2009, 08:56:39 AM
Italy had an error issue (in 1999 I guess) of 1000 Lire commemorative with wrong map of Europe.There can be more examples with such an error,I think.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on June 07, 2009, 11:11:52 AM
Yep, the first version (1997 only) shows Germany as it was until 1990 ... nah, they merged West Germany and the Netherlands :) The second version (1997-2001) got the countries right. This is the first version:

(http://numispedia.de/upload/thumb/3/37/120px-TYP_1.jpg)
Image from Numispedia; larger picture: http://numispedia.de/upload/e/e2/TYP_1.jpg

And here we have the "fixed" version:
(http://numispedia.de/upload/thumb/a/ac/105px-Italien_2_V_1000Lire_2Red.jpg)
Larger picture: http://numispedia.de/upload/4/4b/Italien_2_V_1000Lire_2Red.jpg

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on June 07, 2009, 11:21:11 AM
More football maps. First, one from Italy (500 lire 1986) for the World Cup in Mexico. Note how the Italian "boot" kicks the ball. :)
(http://www.geog.fu-berlin.de/de/Karto/Texte/muenzen/image/Ita50086_s.jpg)
Larger picture: http://www.geog.fu-berlin.de/de/Karto/Texte/muenzen/image/Ita50086.jpg

This is from Germany (10 euro 2003); a map of the country with dots showing the World Cup 2006 stadiums:
(http://www.deutsche-sammlermuenzen.de/bmf/art/informationen/muenzgalerie/10EurGedenk/WM06_Ausgabe_2003_kl.jpg)
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6a/Germany_2003_10_euro_FIFA_2006_Obverse.gif (http://web.archive.org/web/20091104172323/http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6a/Germany_2003_10_euro_FIFA_2006_Obverse.gif)

Now this one, from the same series but issued in 2004, I like better. Not really a map but kind of funny ...
(http://www.deutsche-sammlermuenzen.de/bmf/art/informationen/muenzgalerie/10EurGedenk/WM06_Ausgabe04_kl.jpg)
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/af/Germany_2004_10_euro_FIFA_2006_Obverse.jpg

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Bimat on June 07, 2009, 06:33:57 PM
I liked the concept of showing Football stadiums in the map.Germans are innovative after all ;)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on June 09, 2009, 03:05:00 PM
Many of the coins shown are pretty close to medals, so why should medals not count? I'd be interested to see them...

Peter
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: bruce61813 on June 09, 2009, 03:54:17 PM
Here is one from Switzerland, Lucerne.

Bruce
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on June 09, 2009, 04:50:43 PM
Brilliant! It reminds me instantly of the recent Manhattan fiver (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,1823.0.html) issued by the Netherlands. Luzern (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luzern)'s Kapellbrücke (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapellbrücke) is still there, though restored after a fire, so you can see it on both sides of this medal.

Peter

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3f/Luzern_Kapellbruecke.jpg/800px-Luzern_Kapellbruecke.jpg)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on June 09, 2009, 05:59:29 PM
Been there, walked that. :) There is also a Swiss coin (20 fr 2005) with the Kapellbrücke; bought that. However, the coin is not nearly as nice as this gorgeous medal. Besides, it does not have a city map.

Then again, the Swiss "Expo.02" gold coin (50 fr 2002) http://www.philswiss.ch/upload/prj/product/MZCHG02_EXPO02_Gold.jpg shows a map or aerial view, sort of, with the three major lakes of the region (Lac de Bienne, Lac de Morat, Lac de Neuchâtel). The squares mark the expo sites.

(http://www.philswiss.ch/upload/prj/product/MZCHG02_EXPO02_Gold.jpg)

Side note: The coin is also interesting because it shows the URL of the expo web site - "www.expo.02.ch" (now defunct, don't bother clicking) - on the other side. Note the dot between "expo" and "02" - they wanted to have expo02 but that was already taken. So the Swiss NIC made this exceptionally short domain possible. But I digress once again. :)

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Bimat on June 09, 2009, 06:09:15 PM
Iran has some issues with its map.I have one or two examples in my collection.I'll post photos if I can find them easily..
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: bart on June 24, 2009, 09:30:47 PM
Looking at my collection today, I found some other circulation coins with a map on it: Madagascar KM#6 10 francs and KM#7 20 francs.
I'll post the picture of the 10 franc.

bart
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on November 28, 2011, 05:07:12 PM
Iraq, 50 dinars, 2004.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on November 28, 2011, 05:08:16 PM
Azerbaijan, 50 qapik, 2006.

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=39617.0;attach=89010;image)

 
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Arminius on November 28, 2011, 06:20:10 PM
(http://www.arminius-numismatics.com/coppermine1414/cpg1414/albums/userpics/10001/Bra20Cr65.jpg)

Brazil, Republic, 1965 AD.,
20 Cruzeiros (25 mm / 2,39 g), aluminium, mintage 52.026.000 , coin alignment ↑↓, smooth edge,
Obv.: BRASIL , topographical map of Brazil.
Rev.: 20 / CRUZEIROS / 1965 , value and denomination above year.
KM 573 .

 :)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on November 28, 2011, 07:39:47 PM
2007: 25th anniversary of the Falklands Islands conflict. Britain should never have lost them in the first place, of course, but it helped Mrs Thatcher's "Iron Lady" reputation when she regained them, and restored Britain's post-imperial military confidence; perhaps this later turned into over-confidence, if you consider Tony Blair's policies.

The Argentinians said "Las Malvinas" were rightfully theirs. The Latin Americans do not like having Anglo-Saxons in their geographical area. However, the Latin Americans are also late-comers, compared to the native Indians, and at least 98% of Falklanders want to remain British, so democracy won on this occasion. Britain also had a lot of covert help from Chile (General Pinochet) and the US under President Reagan. Mrs Thatcher never forgot her gratitude to Pinochet, and spoke on his behalf when he was kept under arrest in England by the Blair government of the 1990s. Now it is said that the Falklands have found oil in their seas, but as usual these days, nothing like as much as was originally expected.

Neither the Argentinian nor the Falkland coin designs are anything special, unfortunately.




(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=9738.0;attach=13619;image)

Falkland Islands, 50 pence, 2007.




(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=9738.0;attach=13620;image)

Argentina, 2 pesos, 2007.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on November 28, 2011, 07:54:42 PM
Jersey, 1972, 50 pence, 25th Wedding Anniversary of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on November 28, 2011, 09:55:11 PM
Liberia, 1973 silver $5 collector coin.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on November 28, 2011, 11:08:22 PM
And no one has mentioned the Rs2 national integration coin yetfrom India ?

Don't worry, paise, no one has yet thought of maps of Europe either. Plenty of those around, with special effects running from wrong or missing borders to phallic symbols. :-X

Peter
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Coinsforever on November 28, 2011, 11:17:11 PM
India regular coins of Rs .2  with Map /Flag - National Integration.

Cheers ;D
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: villa66 on November 29, 2011, 03:39:40 PM
An American commemorative half dollar, the 1954s Carver-Washington.

 :) v.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on November 29, 2011, 05:11:11 PM
The UK five pound coin celebrating the Millennium and Greenwich Mean Time.

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=13607.0;attach=89358;image)

 
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on November 30, 2011, 02:08:48 PM
Some more "maps" on German collector coins. The 2003 piece shows the Federal Republic of Germany with the World Cup 2006 locations. The one from 2004 shows the German portion of the North Sea coastline.

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: paisepagal on November 30, 2011, 02:11:54 PM
These absolutely brilliant 200 esc Portuguese coins from the discovery & exploration seriers..there maybe more, but off the top of my head...

(http://i.colnect.net/images/f/117/955/200-Escudos.jpg)
(http://www.ma-shops.com/kohlross/pic/250-4701-1plus2.jpg)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on November 30, 2011, 02:12:19 PM
Here is one (also from DE) with a bunch of stars. :) It commemorates the Treaty of Rome and has a map of Europe with the founding members highlighted. The 2010 coin (20 Years of German Unity) has a map of the Federal Republic again.

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: villa66 on December 01, 2011, 03:25:47 AM
An American commemorative half dollar, the 1892 Columbian.

 :) v.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: villa66 on December 02, 2011, 04:15:53 PM
As mentioned above, an American commemorative half dollar, the 1923s Monroe Doctrine Centennial.

 :) v.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Bimat on December 03, 2011, 07:35:51 PM
What's Uganda's connection with the euro? ???

Aditya
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on December 04, 2011, 12:03:16 AM
Is that a real coin, embedded in the Uganda 1999 1000 shillings collector coin?

Most probably not. ;D The €1 coin has a diameter of 23.25 mm. Besides, they picked a German piece - and those have "2002" as the earliest year ...

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on December 04, 2011, 09:40:35 PM
A map of France as seen through British eyes before the Daily Mail was invented. ;)

Honor underfoot, throne reversed, France divided, glory erased, religion cut up, fire in four corners and daggers around.

Peter
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: FosseWay on December 05, 2011, 11:18:58 AM
Thanks for posting that, Figleaf -- it's diametrically changed my thoughts on what that token/medal was for!

I have one, but in very poor condition, with some of the text illegible. On the non-foot side, I interpreted the worn text as 'May Great Britain Ever Remain in Reverse' and had therefore classified it as a pro-French, possibly Irish or American, piece. Very little of the other side with the foot is legible, though enough of it is to see the word 'France'.

How wrong can you get?!
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: villa66 on December 06, 2011, 11:08:29 PM
An American commemorative half dollar, the 1926s Oregon Trail.

 :) v.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Prosit on December 06, 2011, 11:21:31 PM
And one of the better looking ones too.
Dale

An American commemorative half dollar, the 1926s Oregon Trail.

 :) v.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: izotz on December 14, 2011, 11:27:18 PM
Turkmenistan : 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 tenge.

(http://worldcoingallery.com/countries/img17/181-100.jpg)

1, 2 manat

(http://worldcoingallery.com/countries/nmc9/181-2m10.jpg)(http://worldcoingallery.com/countries/nmc9/181-2m10.jpg)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Arminius on December 15, 2011, 12:50:29 AM
Only an imaginary local roadmap:

(http://www.arminius-numismatics.com/coppermine1414/cpg1414/albums/userpics/10001/FinSFB72.jpg)

Finland, 60th anniversary of the Association of Finnish Cities, engraver Heikki Häiväojan, producer Kultateollisuus Oy, 1972 AD.,
Bronze Medal (70 mm / 247 g),
Obv.: SUOMEN KAUPUNKILIITTO / FINLANDS STADSFÖRBUND (= Association of Finnish Cities) , name of the association in Finish and Swedish like a crossroad on a city map.
Rev.: 1912-1972 / HÄIVÄOJA , a network of lines and squares, engraver´s name to r.
Edge: KULTATEOLLISUUS (= "gold industry"), Kultateollisuus Oy, a company in Turku, Finnland.
.

Heikki Häiväoja (born May 25, 1929 in Jämsä, Finland), is a Finnish sculptor and designer of the Finnish euro coins design for the minor and middle series of coins.

 :)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 03, 2012, 10:58:39 PM
Slovakia, 100 korun, 1993. Independence.

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=13314.0;attach=19728;image)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 03, 2012, 11:08:49 PM
Uzbekistan, 50 som, 2001.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 04, 2012, 12:21:20 AM
Sierra Leone bullion piece.

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=13348.0;attach=19814;image)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: bart on February 04, 2012, 01:25:53 PM
On the Belgium commemorative issue for the 150th anniversary of independence the map of Belgium appears twice: on the obverse it is composed by arranging the busts of the kings until 1980, on the reverse it is shown as it is.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: ciscoins on February 04, 2012, 09:16:54 PM
Four different coins of Ukraine. Actually, they had no chance to appear in circulation (only 2 hryvnias 2001 could, but the possibility is extremely small).
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: ciscoins on February 04, 2012, 09:22:47 PM
Tajikistan, 5 somoni 2006: contour of the country behind the flag
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: bart on February 05, 2012, 07:36:41 PM
Austria 5 euro 2004. A coin with a map that shows very clear the enlargement of the European Union in 2004.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: bart on February 05, 2012, 07:43:40 PM
Belgium 500 francs 2001 (in Latin) commemorates the Belgian Presidency of the E. U.
The obverse shows the map of the E. U. at that time, while the reverse shows Europa riding a bull over the map of Belgium.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: bart on February 05, 2012, 07:50:19 PM
Samoa 1 Tala 1978, showing the map of the Pacific commemorating the first trans-Pacific flight of sir Charles Kingsford-Smith.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on February 06, 2012, 11:16:07 AM
Belgium 500 francs 2001 (in Latin) commemorates the Belgian Presidency of the E. U.
The obverse shows the map of the E. U. at that time, while the reverse shows Europa riding a bull over the map of Belgium.

Which reminds me, most euro collector coins from Belgium have a map of the European Union on the obverse ...

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 07, 2012, 06:45:55 PM
Australia, 50 cents, 1970. Captain Cook again.

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=29302.0;attach=79845;image)

 
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 07, 2012, 07:18:18 PM
Portugal, 200 escudos, 1995.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 08, 2012, 12:03:03 AM
Australia, 2002, $1.  The Year of the Outback.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on February 08, 2012, 12:43:07 AM
Australia on a Dutch coin. :)

Christian
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on February 08, 2012, 03:01:23 PM
Two small gold coins from Luxembourg. They are from the "Art and Culture" series that started in 2004. The first one shows the Hellange Mask (http://www.mnha.public.lu/pictures/fr/collections/gallo_romains/FicheStandard/visiere_hellange.jpg) in the "shape" of the country's map. The second one uses the map as a background for Reynard/Rénert the Fox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reynard#R.C3.A9nert_the_Fox). Images: BCL.

Christian


Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 10, 2012, 01:11:39 AM
Kyrgyzstan, 1 som, 2008.  Great Silk Road Series: Burana Tower.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: paisepagal on February 10, 2012, 05:03:24 AM
An Often neglected coin...but IMHO a very elegant design for a standard circulation coin in India

(http://i.colnect.net/images/f/746/538/50-Paise-Parliament-Building-in-New-Dheli.jpg)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on February 15, 2012, 08:12:27 PM
Gambia UN commemorative, 1995.

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=13756.0;attach=83019;image)

 
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Figleaf on October 09, 2012, 09:01:13 PM
Here (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,17866.), our member Quant.Geek shows a coin ca. 100 AD with a map of the area around the town of Thirukkovilur (lower centre) on the river Pennaiyar (upper centre to lower right, Google maps' spelling of the names) with three mountains in the background (upper right corner). I guess this solves the question of which is the oldest coin with a map...

Peter

(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=17866.0;attach=27452;image)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: Chinasmith on February 06, 2013, 03:38:14 AM
Taiwan, 1 yuan, 1956.

(http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae231/octoid/Taiwanyuan1956.jpg)


This is one of many pattern coins of Taiwan showing a map of the island. They are too late to be listed in the Kann catalog of Chinese coins, but a supplement to the Kann catalog, listing many Taiwan coins and patterns, was published by Kann and Graham in The Numismatist in the late 1950's. The two part article was later reprinted as a monograph. I believe the title is Coinage of the Chinese Emigree Government.

Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on March 30, 2014, 04:57:05 PM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=4458.0;attach=43724;image)

Nicaragua, 10 centavos, 1974.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on April 19, 2014, 04:19:51 PM
Sierra Leone, 1 leone, 1980.  Organisation of African Unity, Summit Conference, Freetown.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: davidrj on April 19, 2014, 05:42:39 PM
Bosnia-Herzegovnia

(http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt14/microtome/Km11750Feninga2007.jpg) (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/microtome/media/Km11750Feninga2007.jpg.html)

David
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on December 22, 2014, 05:32:58 PM
Brazil, 400 reis, 1932.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on December 25, 2014, 05:30:53 PM
Rwanda, 50 francs, 2014.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on December 11, 2015, 05:07:24 PM
Bermuda, 2 dollars, 1994.  Royal Visit.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: eurocoin on July 29, 2016, 02:53:32 PM
(https://s25.postimg.cc/cca8u080f/map.jpg)

British Indian Ocean Territory, 2 Pounds, 2016. Archipelago and wildlife. Map of Diego Garcia, the largest atoll of the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: dheer on November 30, 2016, 08:46:32 AM
India 10 Rupees and 500 Rupees (3rd India - Africa Forum Summit) 2015

(http://static-numista.com/catalogue/photos/inde/2718.jpg)(http://static-numista.com/catalogue/photos/inde/2717.jpg)
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on March 03, 2018, 02:06:29 AM
Jamaica, $25, 1995.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on March 03, 2018, 02:07:18 AM
East Caribbean Territories, $10, 1980.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on March 03, 2018, 02:52:34 AM
Kiribati, $10, 1984.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on March 03, 2018, 08:38:53 PM
Morocco, 200 dirhams, 1994.

Morocco joins GATT: the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on August 26, 2018, 01:40:34 PM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=13444.0;attach=84264;image)

Papua New Guinea, 100 kina, 1980.  Fifth anniversary of independence.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on March 16, 2019, 09:39:27 PM
Australia, $5, 2000.  Map of Australia.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on September 23, 2019, 01:11:12 PM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=46804.0;attach=94571;image)

Greece, 30 drachmai, 1963.  King Paul, George II, Alexander, Constantine I and George.  Reverse.

Centenary of the reign of the House of Glücksburg



(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=46804.0;attach=94570;image)

Obverse.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: <k> on July 08, 2020, 06:58:30 PM
Guatemala, 25 centavos, 1943.

The obverse shows an 'irredentist' map of Guatemala. It includes Belize. For many years Guatemala claimed that Belize should rightly be part of Guatemalan territory.
Title: Re: Maps on coins
Post by: chrisild on July 08, 2020, 08:25:26 PM
The obverse shows an 'irredentist' map of Guatemala. It includes Belize. For many years Guatemala claimed that Belize should rightly be part of Guatemalan territory.

And all that because of a road (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belizean–Guatemalan_territorial_dispute#Late_colonial_era) that was never built. ;) Well, when that coin was issued, there was no country named Belize, just a colony named British Honduras. Putting the territory on a map of Guatemala was kind of bold, but at least they drew a dividing line between "Guatemala Proper" and B.H. ... Was the quarter the only denomination at that time with this map?

(Edit - Apparently so. Just looked it up, and it seems that this was a special issue, only minted in 1943 and 1944. Production of the "regular" type, that had been minted before, went on until 1949 afterwards.)

Christian