Monday, March 25, 2013

Capt. Cook's Return to England from 2nd Voyage

Date of Issue: August 08, 1975
Scott #:  433

Cook Islands issued a $2 stamp commemorating Bicentenary of Captain James Cook's return to England from his Second Voyage (1772 - 1775).

The stamp design shows obverse and reverse of a gold commemorative coin issued for this occasion, minted at Franklin Mint for Cook Islands.

The KM# is 13
Weight: 9.600 g
Denomination: $100
Mintage: 17,000
Metal: 0.900 fine gold
Obverse design: Captain James Cook, King George III, and HMS Resolution
Reverse design: Queen Elizabeth II

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