Tristan Da Cunha Extensive Commemorative Crown Collection

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:400.00 CAD Estimated At:800.00 - 1,000.00 CAD
Tristan Da Cunha Extensive Commemorative Crown Collection
425.00CAD+ (76.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2022 May 13 @ 17:47UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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An impressive collection of 72 commemorative Crown coins from Tristan Da Cunha, comprised of 8-coin collections housed in attractive cherry-finished wooden presentation cases. Consists of: (1) 70th Anniversary of WWII Victory, 2015-16, in gold-plate with small multi-coloured enamelled flags, etc., themes including Churchill, Royal Family on balcony, etc. (2) Queen Elizabeth's Crowning Moments, 2014-15, in gold plate with full-colour images on reverse including Queen's Wedding, Audience with Pope John Paul II, and Royal Family on balcony for VE Day, etc. (3) World's Greatest Naval Battles, a set of Dollar coins issued for Tuvalu in 2017, gold-plated and all depicting ships including Battles of Trafalgar, Tsushima, and Jutland, etc. (4) 75th Anniversary of D-Day, a medallic-issue in Silver Plate with sepia photo-images on reverse of battles and/or soliders involved, and common obverse battle-map for Operation Overlord (note: all medalions in this set have imbedded spot of sand from Normandy Beach!). (5) WWII Bombers Collection, in Silver plate with depiction of aircraft on each including B-17 Flying Fortess, Lancaster and A -29 Hudson, etc. (6) Fighters of WWII, A One Dollar Set for Tuvalu in Silver Plate, and including Spitfire, Hellcat, and P-51 Mustang, etc. (7) Historic British Sovereigns, in gold-plate with full-colour portraits of classic English Kings & Queens including Victoria, James I, George III and Elizabeth II. (8) 90th Birthday Imperial Crown collection, in gold-plate with full-colour reverse photos of Queen Elizabeth in her various Crowns and Tierras. (9) Legendary Shipwrecks, 2017 in gold-plate, each with colour image of a ship on reverse including Lusitania, Titanic, and - most interestingly - the Edmund Fitzgerald. Total of 72 Crown coins/medalions, in 9 different cherry-wood cases (minor nicks and scuffs to these), with huge original issue price of $3,600+