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1 Dollar Thurston island

1 Dollar (Thurston island) -  obverse 1 Dollar (Thurston island) -  reverse

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Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (Fantasy issues - Westarctica)
Type Token
Year 2006
Value 1 Dollar (1)
Composition Bronze
Weight 21.8 g
Diameter 38.4 mm
Thickness 2.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References X# 1
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of arms.
Date.

Lettering:
GOVERNMENT OF THURSTON ISLAND
2006

Reverse

Whale.
Value.

Lettering:
THURSTON ISLAND
Humpback Whale
$ 1
WESTARCTICA TERRITORIES

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Thurston Island (72°06'S, 99°00'W) is an ice-covered, glacially dissected island, 215 km long, 90 km wide and 15,700 km² in area, lying a short way off the NW end of Ellsworth Land, Antarctica. It is the third largest island of Antarctica, after Alexander Island and Berkner Island. The island is separated from the mainland by Peacock Sound, which is occupied by the western portion of Abbot Ice Shelf. This island is part of the Westarctican Territories.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  250 Proof

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