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Monday, August 2, 2010

Belize 1998 coin commemorates the battle of St. Georges Caye



This Belize 1998 coin commemorates the battle of St. Georges Caye It is a very rare coin. It was minted only in 1998, the 200 year anniversary of the battle.The battle of George's Caye in 1778 secured the island from the Spaniards. The Baymen and their African counterparts banded together to form a formidable defense that allowed them to defeat the Spanish/Mexican occupation.
















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