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Metal dollars and cents - modern coins of the East Caribbean states

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  • Saint Kitts and Nevis, Federation
  • East caribbean dollar
  • Basseterre
  • of 269 sq. km
  • English (state)
  • KN (KNA) 659

The East caribbean dollar is in use in 7 countries entering into the Organization of the East Caribbean states (OECS). It is Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and more on island Anguilla. The East caribbean dollar is equal to 100 cents. In circulation there are coins in nominal value 1, 2, 5, 10 and 25 cents and 1 dollar.

In 1981 in the Organizations of the East Caribbean states of denomination a new series of coins has been entered into 1, 2, 5, 10 and 25 cents and 1 dollar. The round coin 1 dollar from Aluminum-Bronze an alloy has been replaced in 1989 with a decagonal coin from a Copper-Nickel. Coins of the maximum dignities too exist, but are manufactured only as memorable coins.

On an obverse of coins there is a portrait of queen Elizabeth II, and on a reverse - a digital designation of nominal value in a frame of branches of laurels. On the back coins in nominal values of 10 cents (2002 and 2004 of issue), 25 cents and 1 dollar are seated the plotting of a sailing vessel of Frensisa Drake and the nominal value instructions. All coins have various diameter and weight.

Nominal value: 1 cent
Stamping: 1981
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse 1 cent of the East Caribbean states the Reverse 1 cent of the East Caribbean states
Nominal value: 5 cents
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Nickel-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 cents of the East Caribbean states the Reverse of 5 cents of the East Caribbean states
Nominal value: 1 dollar
Stamping: 1995
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 dollar of the East Caribbean states the Reverse 1 dollar of the East Caribbean states

Notes the East Caribbean states

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