Hello and welcome to the latest Coincraft Newsletter,
Greetings fellow collectors, new stock has just been added to our website, you'll find all the new items under this category: NEW STOCK 29 NOVEMBER. This time, amongst many other items, we bring you a Roll of 20 1953 Crowns, A Quintilius Bronze Antoniniani, a $5 triangular-shaped coin issued to hounour Nurses who served in Australia's Military, a Japanese silver coin and a Challenge Coin featuring D-Day hero Lt. Bob Orrell.
We have a lovely group of bronze Antoniniani coins showing his radiate bust on the obverse and a standing figure on the reverse. They are Very Fine in grade but some have weak areas as they were struck in a time of crisis. These are scarce and difficult to find so get one quickly before our limited supplies run out.
A triangular-shaped coin issued to honour all those Nurses who served in the Military in Australia. You have a full-colour drawing of a nurse on one side with the legend ‘Devotion’ and the crosses where the dead are buried and the denomination 5 Dollars. The obverse has H. M. Queen Elizabeth II the date 2017 and Australia. They are Proof 99.9% pure Silver in the original cases with the certificate.
This rectangular bar of silver is an actual coin that was issued by Japan ca 1859-1868. Later on, they were replaced by round coins, but this coin circulated for 10 years. It weighs 8.63 grams and is about 150 years old. There is also a chop mark to tell the owner that this was good silver and a real coin to be used. These are in very nice condition and would make a most interesting and important addition to your collection.
Royal Engineers Crownsized £12.50 (OBL8805) Diameter: 38.00 mm approx.
Royal Engineers Challenge Coin featuring D-Day hero Lt. Bob Orrell, The Arms are in enameled red, white and blue on a gold background on the reverse. The obverse shows a portrait of Lt. Bob Orrell with the giant fortification he captured, again in red, white and blue.