St. Thomas and Prince 1993 25000 dobras
"25000 Dobras-50 Ecu 1993. FDC aus Polierter Platte. (St. Thomas and Prince Is., 25,000 dobras or 50 ecus of 1993. Proof.)"This type honoring a trade treaty with the European Common Market was issued in sets with silver (KM 68) and copper-nickel (KM 67) counterparts. Circulating coinage from this impoverished country, which obtained independence from Portugal in 1975, is very scanty.
Recorded mintage: 1,000 proofs.
Specification: 6.72 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 6.72 g.
Catalog reference: KM 69. Fr-10.
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