This coin was issued by the British Virgin Islands to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the voyages of Christopher Columbus which resulted in the European discovery of the New World in the Americas. This gold proof has a face value of $100, and contains .0662 of an ounce of gold. Limited issue coin seldom seen for sale. The obverse has a likeness of Queen Elizabeth II, and one of the ships in Columbus' fleet, the Pinta is depicted on the reverse of this coin. Listed in Krause as KM#162.
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|Metal Content:||0.0662 troy oz|