The 2013 130th Anniversary of the Orient Express Cupro Nickel Coin

The 2013 130th Anniversary of the Orient Express Cupro Nickel Coin
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Code:  L445790B
Brand:  Pobjoy Mint Limited

Shipping Weight:  75g

Key Features

  • Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands
  • Struck in uncirculated cupro-nickel
  • Available in a plush presentation case
  • Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
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The 2013 130th Anniversary of the Orient Express Cupro Nickel Coin Coin Quality

The 2013 130th Anniversary of the Orient Express Coin by Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the British Virgin Islands celebrate the anniversary of the most luxurious mode of transportation, the Orient Express.

Originally run by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, the Orient Express was a long distance train which was just one of the worlds most sumptuous and legendary passenger trains. Made popular in plenty of movies, television programs and books by terrific authors like Agatha Christie, the Orient Express was bordered by intrigue, romance and glamour and became the utmost in extravagant travel.

The course and rolling stock changed several times throughout its service however the city most substantially connected with the Orient Express are Paris and Istanbul, the original beginning and end of the timetabled route.

To celebrate the 130th Anniversary, this incredible new coin features the initial Orient Express with Sacre Coeur, Paris and Hagia Sophia in Istanbul behind the scenes, representing start and finish locations. A mini map indicating the primary cities the train travelled via is also shown. The furled ribbon at the base of the coin shows the French and Turkish flags and the whole design is generated in the Art Nouveau style.

The obverse of the coin showcases an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.

Offered in Cupro Nickel and Proof Sterling Silver, all coins are produced to the finest and the Sterling Silver coins have been struck 4 times to create a marvellous mirror finish background with the design shaped in striking relief.
Denomination$1
MetalCupro-nickel
Size38.60mm
Weight28.28gms
QualityUncirculated
MintageUnlimited
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