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1992 GOLD FALKLAND 25 POUND NGC PROOF 69 ULTRA CAMEO "100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL" ONLY 400 MINTED

1992 GOLD FALKLAND 25 POUND NGC PROOF 69 ULTRA CAMEO "100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL" ONLY 400 MINTED
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Country of Origin: Falkland Islands

FALKLAND ISLANDS - SELF GOVERNING BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORY

REIGN OF ELIZABETH II (1952-PRESENT) - HOUSE OF WINDSOR

COMMEMORATING THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL

CERTIFIED BY NGC PROOF 69 ULTRA CAMEO 

MINTAGE OF ONLY 400!

OBV: PORTRAIT BUST OF ELIZABETH II WEARING DIADEM RIGHT; DENOMINATION BENEATH.

REV: FACADE OF CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL IN BACKGROUND WITH WAVES FOREGROUND AND SUPERIMPOSED LEFT WITH BISHOP'S MITRE, CROZIER AND PROCESSIONAL CROSS; ANNIVERSARY DATES LEFT.

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, STANLEY, FALKLAND ISLANDS, WAS CONSECRATED IN 1882 AND IS THE SOUTHERNMOST ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL IN THE WORLD. THE OFFICE AND TITLE OF BISHOP OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS IS HELD EX OFFICIO BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. THE CHURCH WAS DESIGNED BY SIR ARTHUR BLOMFIELD AND BUILT FROM 1890-1892, ON THE SITE OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH WHICH HAD BEEN DESTROYED IN 1886. THE CATHEDRAL WAS CONSECRATED IN 1892. IN FRONT OF THE CHURCH THERE IS A WHALEBONE ARCH, MADE FROM THE JAWBONES OF 2 BLUE WHALES, WHICH WAS RAISED IN 1933 TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF BRITISH RULE OVER THE FALKLANDS.

KM # 40

CONTAINS 7.81 GRAMS OF 999 FINE GOLD

(0.2492 OZ AGW)

22 MM IN DIAMETER

ONLY 400 MINTED!

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