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Tonga 1963 (MNH) Gold Coinage Commemoration, die II

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TONGA 1963 (MNH) GOLD COINAGE COMMEMORATION, DIE II
Gold Coinage Commemoration small and medium size designs with die II embossing (9 items). Fresh and fine. Mint never hinged. SG129-137; SC128-133/C1-C3

 

Note: there are numerous differences between die I and die II gold embossed stamps. Just the most obvious differences are listed below to assist identification.

Small format Coat of Arms – 1d, 6d, 1s 6d
Die I flag pole tip close to first 'R' of 'QUARTER'
Die II flag pole tip away from first 'R' of 'QUARTER'

Queen Salote portrait – 2d, 9d, 2s
Die I has slightly curved lower stroke of '9' from '1962' year
Die II has significantly curved lower stroke of '9' from '1962' year

Medium format Coat of Arms – 11d
Die I has left leaf under crown away from crown
Die II has left leaf under crown close to crown

Queen Salote standing – 10d, 1s 1d
Die I necklace pendant appears rounder and hands detailed
Die II necklace pendant appears oval and hands less detailed

Country: Toga/Tonga

Reign: Queen Elizabeth II

Issued: 1963

Theme: currency

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