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1/25 crown in 2010 Henry Dunant Life


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1/25 crown in 2010 Life of Henry Dunant
1/25 crown 2010 Life Henry Dunant
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Coins Description

coinage Type Commemorative coins
Face 1/25 crown

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Physical Properties

Mint: Mint Pobjoy
Copies 10,000
minting quality: Proof
Metal: Gold
sample: 999
The position of the obverse and the reverse: medal (0 deg.)
coin form: circle
Diameter: 13.92 mm
Weight: 1.24 g

Avers

The obverse features the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the inscription: "QUEEN ELIZABETH II FALKLAND ISLANDS 2010" (Queen Elizabeth II of the Falkland Islands in 2010)

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Reverse

The reverse depicts a portrait of Henry Dunant on the background of the cross. His name is listed at the top of the coin, commemorative date - the middle of the cross

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History

2010 marked the centenary of the death of Henry Dunant, a Swiss businessman and social activist, who was responsible for the creation of the International Red Cross Committee. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901. His birthday is celebrated today as the World Red Cross Day. In recognition of the activities of Henry Dunant a certain amount from the sale of each coin handed to the Red Cross.





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