Brazil Summer Olympics Series: Triathlon - 2016 Cupro Nickel Coin
- 2016 Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Coin
- Issued on behalf of British Virgin Islands
- Issue: Unlimited
- Unique presentation pouch
- Also available as: Coloured Proof Sterling Silver, Proof Sterling Silver, Coloured Cupro Nickel
In previous years Pobjoy Mint has always issued coins to commemorate the Olympic Games. The 2016 Summer Olympics are no exception and we are delighted to announce the release of a series of four coins on behalf of the British Virgin Islands.
The Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5th to 21 August 2016. 10,500 athletes from 205 countries will contest 306 different events over 28 sports during the two and a half weeks of competition – all aiming to achieve the goal of being awarded the Gold Medal.
The design features the Triathlon which appears for the 5th time in 2016 and shows a swimmer transforming into a cyclist who in turn transforms into a runner, illustrating the three disciplines. A map of Brazil can be seen in the background. Each coin also features two ribbons, one which carries the Brazilian Flag and the other showing the Union Jack. The obverse of each coin carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.
The Cupro Nickel coin is shipped in a unique Pobjoy Mint blue presentation pouch.Show more
The coins are available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel and Proof Sterling Silver and each beautifully engineered precious metal coin has been struck four times to produce the superlative Pobjoy proof finish.
|Government||British Virgin Islands|
|Coin Metal||Cupro Nickel|
|Metal||Unc. Cupro Nickel $1|
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