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Availability: In stock
SKU
L0475900
  • 1997 Unc. Cupro Nickel Coin
  • Issued on behalf of the Bank of Sierra Leone
  • Unlimited issue
  • Presented in a Pobjoy presentation pouch
Regular Price US$19.95 Special Price US$9.95
 

The Bank of Sierra Leone has approved the release of two coins featuring a Lion and a Unicorn, in acknowledgement of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule. The Lion is symbolic not only to the United Kingdom, but also to Hong Kong and Sierra Leone at it is depicted on all three Coat of Arms.

The second coin features another heraldic charge, the Unicorn, which is symbolic of holiness. The beast stands on one hind leg facing left and is encompassed by a wreath.

The obverse of the coin depicts the Coat of Arms of Sierra Leone, with two lions supporting a shield and a motto underneath reading ‘Unity, Freedom, Justice’. The name Sierra Leone stands for the Lion Coast.

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Coin Year 1996 - 1999
Government Sierra Leone
Coin Metal Cupro Nickel Coins
Denomination Dollars
MetalUnc. Cupro Nickel
Diameter38.60mm
Weight28.28gms
Issue LimitUnlimited

Pobjoy Mint aims to dispatch all in stock items within 48 hours.

US Postage:

USA delivery charges:
- $0 - $69.99 = $5.00
- $70.00-$149.99 = $9.00
- $150.00-$229.99 = $12.00
- $230.00-$499.99 = $15.00
- $500.00-$749.99 = $20.00
- $750.00-$999.99 = $25.00
- $1000 - $4999.99 = $35.00
- $5,000 + = $50.00

North and South America (Excl USA) delivery charges:
$0 - $49.99 = $15.00
$50.00-$99.99  =  $25.00
$100.00-$199.99  =  $35.00
$200.00-$499.99  =  $40.00
$500.00-$999.99  =  $50.00
$1000 - $4999.99 + = 100.00

UPDATE 01/09/21 FOR BRAZIL AND PERU: delivering to Brazil and Peru is temporarily enabled but with restrictions.


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