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Offline Alex Island

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Re: Chatham Island fantasies
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2021, 09:00:11 AM »
Some of the members here will be unaware that there were 2 coins that were struck for the Chatham Islands in 2001.The $5 coin (which had a planned 5,000 coin mintage,but in the end,only 200 coins were struck & issued to the numismatic trade) was intended to be a currency coin,whereas,the silver $50 was intended to be a commemorative medal-coin.

You can read the full story of the Chatham Islands coins (& banknotes!) here; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Chatham_Islands_numismatics .


I looked at Wikipedia and the forum and directories, and I see that there are no images or they are of poor quality. So I can add some good auction photos here. I'm just interested in such things. It's $ 5:
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Re: Chatham Island fantasies
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2021, 09:05:31 AM »
It's $ 50:
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