Rare Coins From Zambia!
Zambia 1997 200 Kwacha
Princess Diana Presentation Coin
Struck In .999 Fine Silver
Mintage: 197 Worldwide
The regular issue of the Zambian $200 Kwacha Princess Diana Coin is struck in cupro-nickel and weighs 26.5 grams. The one offered here is one of the rare presentation pieces struck in 1oz. (31.1 grams) of pure .999 fine silver! It measures 39 mm. Only 197 were produced in silver and all are are deep cameo proof strikes that will grade at least Proof-67! It comes encapsulated inside of a plush royal blue velvet case.
All pieces are struck with a 3/4 Reeded Edge Collar
& Edgemarked .999 Silver To Differentiate
Them From the normal Cupro-Nickel Strikes
Regular Issue Price $150.00
Our Price $65.00
We are the exclusive
distributors of this coin
Six-Coin Trial Strike Set!
(Listed by Krause for the next edition of the Standard Catalog as KM#s: TS1, TS2, TS3, TS4, TS5, TS6)
Only 50 Sets In Existence!
Struck In Three Metals
Golden-Bronze - Cupro-Nickel - Pure Silver
The Front Of Each Coin Boasts The Zambian Coat of Arms Obverse
Or Diana Reverse In Three Different Metals
Common Reverse To All Six Trial Coins
(Each Reverse Notes The Metal It Is Struck In)
Only 50 Six-Piece Sets Minted!
Color Tones On Coin (and on set above) Are Reflections From The Photographic Process Used To Show
The Awesome Reflectivity Of The Mirror-Like Fields Contrasted Against The Deep Cameo Designs!
The Coins Are Actually Immaculate Golden Or Silver In Color!
How Often Do
You Really Get The Chance
This is a flawless six-coin set of trial strikes produced for the Zambian 1997 200 Kwacha Diana Commemorative Coin! This set is comprised of six coins showing the obverse and reverse of the Princess Diana coin struck in golden-bronze, cupro-nickel and one ounce of pure silver. Each side of the normal coin is mated and struck with a special reverse die that states it is a Trial Strike and identifies the metal it is struck in.
They are "cameo" proof strikes; the backgrounds are perfect reflective "blazing-mirrors" and the designs are frosty white (which, of course show up white in scans). The contrast between the mirror-like backgrounds and design is stunning! The silver pieces weigh exactly one ounce and are struck in pure .999 silver (the industry standard for pure) while the cupro-nickel and golden-bronze issues weigh about 26 grams each. All are 39 mm in diameter which is a bit larger than a U.S. silver dollar. Add this rare set to your collection today!
We are the exclusive distributor of this set!
* Please note, when we say only 50 Sets were minted we mean just that plus you should know that no other "singles" were made to sell separate from sets! Plain and simple -- just 50 of each coin was minted and all 50 were assembled into sets!
*Mintages given reflect the latest, corrected information supplied by the issuing agency.
5 Gram Pure Silver Coin
This official 22 mm coin from Zambia, dated 1997, features a portrait of Princess Diana flanked by her dates of birth and death. It is rarely seen in numismatic circles since virtually the entire mintage was marketed as a jewelry item (and sold in bezels) to persons wishing to memorialize the Princess. It is an absolutely beautiful pure silver coin of incredible quality boasting a flawless "cameo" proof strike. The backgrounds are perfect reflective "blazing-mirrors" (which show up jet-black in scans) and the designs are frosty white (which, of course show up white in scans). The contrast between the mirror-like backgrounds and designs is stunning! Add this one to your collection today!
Zambia 1997 Princess Diana
200 Kwacha Coin
This is the regular issue of this Zambian Princess Diana Coin struck in cupro-nickel and weighing in at 26.5 grams and a diameter of 39 mm. It appears to be a proof but the fields are hazy with a satiny finish.
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