12 March, 2018 – Would you like to own a piece of Samoa’s history, minted in solid gold?
A rare 24-Karat gold, Samoan coin is up for grabs for a whopping $1,530 tala ($US600) on eBay.
Featuring the Samoan coat of arms on one side, the Samoa i Sisifo – 100 Tala coin was minted in Samoa in 1981 – in commemoration of the marriage of H.R.H Prince Charles and the late Lady Diana Spencer.
Only 1500 of these coins were ever made.
According to the top-rated dealer, ‘bullionfrenzy’, Samoa’s then-Head of State, His Highness Malietoa Tanumafili II, presented the same coin to Queen Elizabeth II as a gift during the Royal wedding celebrations, with the other 1499 coin sets gifted to members of the Royal family and the newly-married couple.
Bullionfrenzy says that the coin was a “very rare collector’s item”, with the other coins already “dispersed into the hands of adherents of the monarchy” as well as to well-founded collectors.
With a diameter of 2.87 cm and weighing 7.5 grams, the coin is in “excellent condition” and ships from Sylmar, California, US.
Visit the link below if you’re interested in owning a valuable piece of Samoan history! https://www.ebay.com/itm/
Reporter with Samoa Planet.
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