• 1 Crown 1976, KM# 37, Isle of Man, Elizabeth II, United States Bicentennial
  • 1 Crown 1976, KM# 37, Isle of Man, Elizabeth II, United States Bicentennial
Description

1976 was the 200th anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence. Though actual independence was not won until the end of the Revolutionary War in 1783, the year 1776 has always held a special place in the hearts of Americans.

Obverse

2nd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right. Lettering around outside, date below.

Mint mark: PM (Pobjoy Mint).

Engraver: Arnold Machin.

ISLE OF MAN ELIZABETH II
PM
1976

Reverse

Portrait of George Washington facing left. Lettering around outside, value below. Border of links with shield of the Manx triskelion on top.

George Washington was the first President of the United States (1789–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

BICENTENARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
· ONE CROWN ·

Edge
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Cupronickel
Weight 28.4 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness 3.17 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Pobjoy Mint (PM)

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