1978 Macau Grande Prix Coins (With Logo’s).
*Over the years, a great many of these 1978 Macau Grande Prix Coins have suffered damage. This resulting in scratches, rim bumps and fingerprints. It is becoming more and more difficult to find these low mintage collectibles in mint issued state, making these pristine pieces all the more desirable and attractive to collectors.
The 1978 Grand Prix Silver and Gold coins were minted to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Macau Grand Prix. The 100 Patacas are struck in Sterling Silver, 39mm, with a face value of 100 Patacas (Over 12Usd). Additional, a rare 100 Patacas Copper-nickel was also struck as a trial pattern. These are highly sought after and can sell in the thousands. The 500 Patacas 22 gm Gold Grande Prix or Premio has a mintage of 5,500 and like their silver counterpart they are the first coins in the history of Macau to be struck in Proof!
(ONLY 610 mintage with Logo)
More information on Macau Grand Prix coins:
Macau Coins have been steadily rising even during a drop in precious metals prices. Macau Grand Prix coins and medals in particular by making headlines with the 2014 inaugural issue Grand Prix Panda medals at the 2014 Macau Numismatic Society International Expo coin show.
The famous Macau Grand Prix is said to be a stepping stone to the world of Formula 1 Grand Prix racing. Past winners include, Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, David Coulthard and a host of other top F1 drivers.
The popularity of the Macau Grande Premio (Grand Prix) series is ever growing as it continues to provide interesting varieties.
The Macau Grand Prix series now continues with the launch of Macau Grand Prix Panda medals. These attractive and highly sought after medals were first issued at the 2014 Macau Numismatic Society International Coin show.
The series of Macau Grand Prix Panda medals has continued in 2015 and 2016.