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4 Dollars - Elizabeth II FAO

4 Dollars - Elizabeth II (FAO) -  obverse4 Dollars - Elizabeth II (FAO) -  reverse

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Features

Country Saint Lucia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1970
Value 4 Dollars (4)
Currency East Caribbean Dollar (1965-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.282 g
Diameter 38.50 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 11,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 1
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Inauguration of the Caribbean Development Bank

Obverse

Coat of Arms of Saint Lucia

Lettering:
INAUGURATION OF THE CARIBBEAN DEVELOPEMENT BANK
THE LAND THE PEOPLE THE LIGHT
1970
SAINT LUCIA

Reverse

Banana Plant

Lettering:
GROW MORE FOOD FOR MANKID
4 DOLLARS

Edge

Milled

Comments

Details of Coat of Arms of Saint Lucia
The ROSE   tells  about England's rule ( “mother” country whose national flower is the rose ).
The FLEUR-DE-LIS to indicate France rule over the nation as many as seven times.
The Bamboo is the national plant, two pieces form the cross of the shield.
The little AFRICAN STOOL in the centre to indicate African ancestors who were shipped  during the slave trade. Torch, to light  our way,
 The Saint Lucian Parrot (Amazona versicolor) the  national bird guards each side of the Coat of Arms.
 Motto “THE LAND, THE PEOPLE, THE LIGHT”, is printed at the bottom of the shield. ”

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1970  13,000 30.19 30.19 91%
1970  2,000 38.93 10% Proof

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