I like the neat '3 spears' pattern on the reverse side of this coin from Rhodesia. Prior to 1968, lots of coins with the same 3 spears and other British monarchs were produced in what was known as Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe today. The earlier coins were made of silver, but this one dated 1968 with Queen Elizabeth is made of copper-nickel.
As a modern coin made of non-precious metal, the value of this coin is very low: less than $1 US dollar in all but fully uncirculated condition. If you have a coin in fully uncirculated, a collector might pay a few dollars for it.
, Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Marlin Simons, Wed, 16-Oct-2013 11:24:38 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 16-Oct-2013 14:40:06 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Fri, 02-Oct-2015 14:26:41 GMT
Requester description: 1968 ELIZABETH THE SECOND PICTURE OF ELIZABETH FACING RIGHT 3 On top middle 19 left three spears middle 68 Right Rhodesia bottom
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