This listing is for one #5 PROOF COIN SET UNCIRCULATED:
Aardvark, Marshall Eagle, Morning Glory Flower, Crowned Hornbill Bird, And Bohor Reedbuck
Native Flora And Fauna Of Zambia
1968 Legal Tender Limited Mintage Of 4000 Decimal #5 Proof Coin Set Uncirculated
Comes Packaged In Its Original Green British Royal Mint Box
Zambia a landlocked nation in south-central Africa gained its independence from Great Britain on October 24, 1964.
This official 5 piece 1968 Zambian Proof Set features native flora and fauna:
An Aardvark is on the 17.5 mm diameter 1 Ngwee bronze proof coin with plain edge.
A Marshall Eagle is on the 21 mm diameter 2 Ngwee bronze proof coin with plain edge.
A Morning Glory flower is on the 19.4 mm diameter 5 Ngwee copper-nickel proof coin with reeded edge..
A Crowned Hornbill bird is on the 23.6 mm diameter 10 Ngwee copper-nickel-zinc proof coin with reeded edge.
A Bohor Reedbuck is on the 28.5 mm diameter 20 Ngwee copper-nickel proof coin with reeded edge.
For reference re size of coins: USA nickel (21.21 mm in diameter), USA penny (19.05 mm in diameter) and USA dime (17.91 mm in diameter).
President Kenneth Kaunda is on the back.
These coins were the first decimal coins issued by Zambia. The Zambian Kwacha is a decimal type of currency with K1 being made up 100 ngwee.
This set comes packaged in its original green British Royal Mint box. Coins are still sealed in original plastic as issued by the mint.
BOX SHOWS AGING AS WOULD BE EXPECTED SINCE IT IS ORIGINAL 1968 BOX. THE BOX YOU PURCHASE MAY VARY SOMEWHAT FROM THE ONE SHOWN IN PHOTOS BUT WILL BE IN THE SAME GENERAL CONDITION.
Only 4000 of these sets were issued!!
PHOTOS IN THIS LISTING ARE ENLARGED TO SHOW DETAILS.
COINS HAVE SUPERFICIAL NICKS, SCRATCHES AND WEAR OF FINISH FROM WAY THESE COINS ARE STACKED AND HANDLED AT THE MINT.
COINS MAY HAVE SPOTTING, TONING, AND/OR OXIDATION RELATED TO AGE.
COINS YOU RECEIVE MAY VARY FROM THE ONE SHOWN IN PHOTO BUT WILL BE IN SAME GENERAL CONDITION.
This Native Flora And Fauna Of Zambia 1968 Legal Tender Limited Mintage Decimal #5 Proof Coin Set makes a unique collectible gift for yourself or someone you know.
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