Moneta Gallery Coin Museum

Users 22,004
Photos 3,372
Comments 351
Views 15,468,390
Disk Space 345.3mb

SunMon TueWed ThuFri Sat

Moneta 2443
Zantetsuken 293
Chinacash 170
stretrader99z 133
numismatist6 100

First New World Coin

[ Jamaica ]
Jamaica - 20 Dollars

[ Jamaica ]
· more ·


· Next image »

Jamaica - 20 Dollars 1972 - 10th Anniversary

 · Slide Show · Next image »


Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 2,362
users gallery
An issue to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Independence from the UK. It shows a nice rendition of the large island and the flagship "Nina" which is known to have been one of the ships used by Columbus in the 1492 first voyage. Christopher Columbus was the first European to see Jamaica, claiming the island for Spain after landing there in 1494 on his second voyage to the Americas. His probable landing point was Dry Harbor, called Discovery Bay, and St. Ann's Bay was named "Saint Gloria" by Columbus, as the first sighting of the land. He later returned in 1503; however, he was shipwrecked and he and his crew were forced to live on Jamaica for a year while waiting to be rescued. [Wikipedia]. 30,000 were minted in UNC and 20k more in proof.
· Date: October 25, 2021 · Views: 581 · Filesize: 140.1kb · Dimensions: 900 x 454 ·
Keywords: Jamaica 20 Dollars 1972 - 10th Anniversary of Independence
Denomination: 20 Dollars
Reference #: KM# 61
Date/Mintmark: ND (1972)
Condition: BU
Weight: 15.75 g.; 27 mm; .2531 oz. AGW
Metal: .500 gold


Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.

No portion of this page, text, images or code, may be copied, reproduced, published or distributed in any medium without the expressed written permission of the copyright holder.