50th Anniversary – Guadalcanal Battle


To mark the 50th anniversary of the attack on Guadalcanal, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands has authorized the Royal Mint to strike a cupro-nickel $1 coin




The reverse has been designed by Dutch sculptor and medallist Willem Vis and portrays the successful American landing at Guadalcanal on 7 August 1942 under the leadership of General Vandegrift.

Denomination: $1

Alloy: Cupro – Nickel

Weight (gms): 28.28

Diameter (mm): 38.61

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