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fwo_633740 - SIERRA LEONE 1 Dollar Proof 500e anniversaire de la basilique Saint-Pierre de Rome 2006 Pobjoy Mint

SIERRA LEONE 1 Dollar Proof 500e anniversaire de la basilique Saint-Pierre de Rome 2006 Pobjoy Mint MS
18.00 €(Approx. 19.62$ | 14.94£)
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Type : 1 Dollar Proof 500e anniversaire de la basilique Saint-Pierre de Rome
Date: 2006
Mint name / Town : Pobjoy Mint
Quantity minted : -
Metal : copper nickel
Diameter : 38,60 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 28,28 g.
Edge : -
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE // 2005.
Obverse description : écu entre deux palmiers et deux lions avec devise UNITY FREEDOM JUSTICE.

Reverse


Reverse legend : 500TH ANNIVERSARYOF THE LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE OF ST.PETER’S BASILICA // $1.
Reverse description : Vue de la basilique avec au second plan le Pape et Saint-Pierre encadrés par deux anges, au premier plan l’architecte Bramante et un tailleur de pierre.
Reverse translation : (500e anniversairaire de la pose de la première pierre de la Basilique Saint Pierre).

Historical background


SIERRA LEONE

From the sixteenth century, the coastal populations of Sierra Leone involved in the slave trade in the triangular trade introduced by European traders. In 1787, the British buy the peninsula will become the capital Freetown. 400 black from London dwell there. Then, the Sierra Leone Company helps loyalists black refugee from North America Nova Scotia to settle. In 1794, Sierra Leone became the first British colony in West Africa. The country became independent in 1961.

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