1. Creator/Author:
  2. Equatorial Guinea (1)

75 Pesetas Guineanas Commemorative Coin

Creator:
Equatorial Guinea
Location:
Equatorial Guinea
Origin Date:
1970
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0728
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This commemorative issue 75 pesetas guineanas silver coin features on one side a portrait of United States President Abraham Lincoln partially surrounded with olive branches. The reverse features crossed tusks with a coat of arms centered above them and the number 75 with "Pesetas Guineanas" inscribed below. "Rep. de Guinea Ecuatorial" is inscribed around the upper edges. The coin is housed in a transparent vinyl sleeve which is attached at the bottom edge to one side of a red vinyl folder. The other side includes an information card in Spanish tucked into a transparent sleeve. The front cover of the folder has the coat of arms in the center with "Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial" below all printed in silver-colored ink. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum