1 Tala, Issued by Western Samoa, 1978
Commemorating the Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton, Canada.
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The XI Games was the first to bear the current day name of the Commonwealth Games. Forty-six countries sent a total of 1,405 athletes and 504 officials to the Edmonton Games. Ten sports were featured at the Edmonton Games: athletics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, lawn bowls, shooting, swimming and diving, weightlifting and wrestling.
Arms of Samoa; around above, SAMOA I SISIFO; below, $1
Three athletes running to right, above, COMMONWEALTH; in exergue, 1978 / GAMES
Purchase from Max Stern & Co. Ltd
Type of item
27.22 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.