This listing is for one COIN UNCIRCULATED:
African Soapstone Eagle Bird
Flame Lilies Flowers
1997 1 Cent Legal Tender
Bronze Plated Steel Commemorative Coin Uncirculated
ZIMBABWE IS NO LONGER COINING MONEY AND THIS COIN IS VERY RARE.
AUTHENTIC CURRENCY FROM THE RESERVE BANK OF ZIMBABWE.
Front of coin: “ZIMBABWE 1997” – Zimbabwe Soapstone Bird sitting on a Totem.
Back of coin: The number “1” in the middle of a Garland of Flame Lilies.
Composition: Bronze Plated Steel
Measures: 18 mm in diameter
This 18 mm diameter coin is smaller than a USA penny (19.05 mm in diameter) and about the same size as a USA dime (17.91 mm in diameter).
The soapstone-carved Zimbabwe Bird is the national emblem of Zimbabwe, appearing on the national flags and coats of arms of both Zimbabwe and Rhodesia, as well as on banknotes and coins (first on Rhodesian pound and then Rhodesian Dollar). It probably represents the Bateleur Eagle or the African Fish Eagle. This Zimbabwe Soapstone Bird, depicted on this Coin, is on a totem pole that was found at the Zimbabwe ruins. The Totem is now in the Zimbabwe National Museum.
The Flame Lily (Gloriosa Rothschildiana), depicted on this Coin, is the national flower of Zimbabwe.
The Republic of Zimbabwe (formerly the Republic of Rhodesia), became independent within the British Commonwealth of Nations, on April 18, 1980. Zimbabwe has been governed by President Robert Mugabe since December 31, 1987.
PHOTOS IN THIS LISTING ARE ENLARGED TO SHOW DETAILS.
COIN HAS SUPERFICIAL NICKS, SCRATCHES AND WEAR OF FINISH FROM WAY THESE COINS ARE STACKED AND HANDLED AT THE MINT.
COIN MAY HAVE SPOTTING, TONING, AND/OR OXIDATION RELATED TO AGE.
COIN YOU RECEIVE MAY VARY FROM THE ONE SHOWN IN PHOTO BUT WILL BE IN SAME GENERAL CONDITION.
PARDON REFLECTIONS IN PHOTO DUE TO COINS BEING REFLECTIVE.
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