1925 Germany 5 Reichsmark




Year:  1925

Country: Germany - Weimar Republic

Mint: A - Berlin 

Denomination: 5 Mark

Weight: 25 g

Silver Content: .500

Mintage: 684,000

Certification: NGC MS62

KM # 47

Comments: Subject of coin is 1000th year of the Rhineland.  Obverse features armored soldier with shield and arm raised.  Reverse features denomination within date.    Pretty clean fields on this coin.  I think it looks better than MS62.   Purchased from Numismatics with Kenny.

1862 Columbia Peso - Bogota




Year:  1862

Country: Columbia

Mint: Bogota

Denomination: Peso

Weight: 25 g

Silver Content: .900

Mintage: 55,000

Certification: NGC VF35

Km # 139.1

Comments: Obverse features condor above arms.  Reverse features denomination within wreath.  Not a high grade coin but it is nice to find a 19th century, low mintage coin for under $100.

1932 A Germany 5 Reischmark Oak Tree





Year:  1932

Country: Germany - Weimar Republic

Mint: A - Berlin 

Denomination: 5 Mark

Weight: 28 g

Silver Content: .500

Mintage: 32,303,000

Certification: NGC AU53

Km # 56

Comments: Obverse features Eagle.  Reverse features oak tree within date.  Always liked the design of this coin.  This example has a nice original look, I was able to pick up for less than catalog value.

1845 Great Britain Crown





Year:  1845

Country: Great Britain

Denomination: Crown

Weight: 28.2759 g

Mintage: 159,000

Certification: NGC VF25

Km # 741

Comments: Obverse features Queen Victoria (young head).  Reverse features crowned arms within branches.  Picked this up from Ebay for about $125.  These get pretty expensive in higher grades.

1874 B Switzerland 5 Francs



Year:  1874

Country: Switzerland

Denomination: 5 Francs

Mint: Brussels (B.)

Weight: 25 g

Mintage: 196,650

Certification: NGC VF30

Km # 11

Comments: Obverse features Helvetia, the female personification of Switzerland holding shield.  Reverse features date within wreath.  Picked this up on ebay recently for about $130.  This coin has been on my want list for years and I was glad to pick this one up in an affordable grade.

1966 Lesotho 50 Licente




Year: 1966


Country: Lesotho


Denomination: 50 Licente


Weight: 28.1 g


Mintage: 5,000


Certification: NGC PF 67 Cameo


Km # 4.2


Comments: This coin commemorates the independence of Lesotho.  It features Moshoeshoe on the obverse and teh Lesotho coat of arms on the reverse.  Pretty bad looking dude.  I was luck to be able to pick this up around $25, but have seen them going for more than triple that certified on ebay

1964 Canada Dollar



Year: 1964


Country: Canada


Denomination: Dollar


Weight: 23.33 g

Silver Composition: .800


Mintage: 7,296,832


Certification: NGC PL65


Km # 58


Comments: Obverse features Elizabeth II facing right.  Reverse features the fleur de lis, shamrock and thistle and rose.  Subject of this coin is the 100th anniversary of the meeting is Charlottetown and Quebec that started the process of moving from colonies to a confederation.