Monex International Round

in steemsilvergold •  11 days ago 

This is from 1982, and carries the mark of Monex International. They are still in business today and appear to mostly be a foreign currency exchange, though they offer a variety of services including tourism and inexplicably, Doctor Who merchandise (seriously, Google their website).

The round itself has some good toning on it. One side features an eagle.

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The other side has a map of North America.

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It's a bit thicker and smaller than most 1oz rounds I've seen.

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IMO, it's a solid pickup from the generic bin.

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Nice pickup, especially at generic prices. :)

Dam I had loads of them back in the day. Silver was like $4 then. We used to trade each other for different rounds.

The LCS I got to in Iowa seems to have an endless supply of these, but I agree and think they are a good looking round for the generic bin. I wonder just how many they minted, given how many I see floating around.

I see so many of these Rounds I don't even give them a Second Look anymore. I do Like The Silver Art Bars Better but hey It all Melts and It's Money........@methus