Jamaica 1972 10 dollars

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from the Razorback Collection
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This commemorative honored the tenth anniversary of independence. It is accompanied by a gold twenty dollars (KM 61). The politicians depicted, Alexander Bustamante (1884-1977) and Norman Manley (1893-1969), were both whites in a land demographically 91% black.

Recorded mintage: 42,000 uncirculated plus 33,000 proofs.

Specification: 49.2 g, .925 fine silver, 1.453 troy oz ASW, 45 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-60.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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