1979 Papua New Guinea - Silver Proof Set - Franklin Mint - Only 4,147 minted
This 1979 proof set is from Papua New Guinea.
These sets were struck by the Franklin Mint in the United States in extremely limited numbers, with only 4,147 minted for this year.
These coins portray Papua New Guinea's extraordinary wildlife, together with the symbols of the nation's sovereignty.
The set contains 8 coins, the large 10 Kina coin is struck in sterling silver, and weighs 41 grams, the 5 Kina is struck in 0.500 silver and weighs 27.6 grams.
The one and two Toeas are struck from Copper plated zinc.
While the Five, Ten, Twenty Toeas and 1 Kina are Copper-nickel.
The set remains in fine condition considering its age.
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This set includes the original certificate of authenticity.