Gibraltar Yorkshire Terrier 1997 LE Cuni 1 Royal Proof Coin Unc
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Royal Dog Coin Series
THE ROYAL YORKSHIRE TERRIER
LIMITED ISSUE 250
1997 COPPER-NICKEL LEGAL TENDER 1 ROYAL CROWN PROOF COIN
WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
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This coin is 38.6 mm in diameter - much larger than both USA quarter (24.26 mm in diameter) and USA half dollar (30.61 mm in diameter).
The Gibraltar Dog Coins were produced by the Pobjoy Mint beginning in 1991 and running through 1997.
Coin collectors and dog owners alike love the popular Gibraltar's Royal Dogs coins.
A different breed of dog is depicted on the reverse of each year while the obverse features the official portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The final issue in 1997 was the petite Yorkshire Terrier, which originated in Yorkshire with miners breeding a new type of terrier.
The obverse of the coin carries a fine effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley FRBS FSNAD.COIN SPECIFICATIONS:METAL COPPER-NICKELCOMPOSITION 75% COPPER, 25% NICKELFACE VALUE 1 ROYAL CROWNDIAMETER 38.60 MMWEIGHT 28.28 GMSQUALITY PROOFISSUE LIMIT 250
This Gibraltar Yorkshire Terrier 1997 LE Cuni 1 Royal Proof Coin Unc makes a great collectible gift for yourself or someone you know!
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