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Home Our NationTanzanian CurrencyCommemorative Coins

Commemorative coins are coins that were issued to commemorate some particular event or issue. Most world commemorative coins were issued from the 1960s onward, although there are numerous examples of commemorative coins of earlier date. Such coins have a distinct design with reference to the occasion on which they were issued. Many coins of this category serve as collectors’ items only, although some countries are also issuing commemorative coins for regular circulation.

The following commemorative coins have been issued by Bank of Tanzania since 1966:

  • World Wild Life Fund

These are commemorative currency made by the Bank which is available in the Gold form, only in a 2,000 value. Also they are in silver having the following values 100, 50 and 25.

  • Wild Life Conservation

These are commemorative currency made by the Bank which is available in the Gold form in a 1,500 value. Subsequently, they are in   silver having 50 and 25 values.

  • Save the Children Fund

These are commemorative currency made by the Bank for the Save the Children Trust Funds which is available in the Gold form with a 2000 value, and silver in a 100 value.

  •  UN Decade for Women

These are commemorative currency made by the Bank for the UN Decade for Women available in the Gold form, in a 1000 value; also they are in silver having a value of 100.

  • Mwalimu Nyerere Special Coins

This is a commemorative currency made as a Mwalimu Nyerere special coin; it is made of gold and having a value of 10.

  • 20th Anniversary of Tanganyika Independence

These are commemorative currency made by the Bank to mark the 20th anniversary of Tanganyika’s Independence. They are available in 2000 value in gold. Furthermore, this group of commemorative coins is available in 200 and 20 values in silver forms.

  • 24th Anniversary of Tanganyika Independence

These are commemorative currency made by the Bank to mark the 24th anniversary of Tanganyika’s Independence. They are available in 2500 value in gold. Furthermore, this group of commemorative coins is available in 250 and 25 values in silver forms.

  • 20th Anniversary of Bank of Tanzania

These are coins made to mark the 20th anniversary of the Bank of Tanzania. They are available in 20 values both in silver and nickles forms.

  • 25th Anniversary of Bank of Tanzania

These are coins made to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bank of Tanzania. They are available in a 25 value in silver form.

 
Source: Government Portal Content Committee, Last Reviewed on : 2015-10-09 16:54:44
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