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Coin 1 dollar 1970

1 dollar 1970 Demonetized
KM №

36

Value

1 dollar

Year

1970

Material

Copper-Nickel

Weight, g.

19.2

Diameter, mm

35.5

Orientation

Medallic alignment ↑↑

Obverse

Value

Reverse

Cuffy (Guyanese rebel)

Commemorative issue

FAO — Food for all / Proclamation of Republic

Comments

Coffy, or Kofi, or Koffi (died in 1763), was an Akan man who was captured in his native West Africa and sold into slavery to work in the plantations of the Dutch colony ofBerbice in present-day Guyana. He became famous because in 1763 he led a revolt of more than 2,500 slaves against the colony regime. Today, he is a national hero in Guyana