Guyana 2005 1 dollar
Guyana began its numismatic life as the Dutch-held colony of Essequibo & Demerary, which later became British Guiana. Independence was gained in 1966. Guyana gravitates toward relations with English-speaking Caribbean island nations such as Trinidad and Tobago rather than with other South American nations. The coin shown is a dollar. The obverse shows the coat of arms, the reverse shows a head of rice.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: copper-plated steel.
Catalog reference: KM 50.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.