Silver, Proof, NGC graded PR-70 DCAM
38 mm (1-7/16”), 31.1 grams
HISTORY: The 1996 Summer Olympic Games were held in Atlanta, Georgia. São Tomé e Príncipe is a small island country, gaining independence from Portugual in 1975, off the west coast of the African country of Gabon. They celebrated the 1996 Summer Olympic Games being held in Atlanta, Georgia, with the release of this coin.
OBVERSE: “REPÚBLICA DEMOCRÁTICA DE S. TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE” above “1000 DOBRAS” and the São Tomé e Príncipe coat-of-arms.
REVERSE: The words “SEDE DOS XXVI JOGOS OLIMPICOS DE VERÃO – ATLANTA ·· 1996” frame two swimmers diving into the pool from the starting platform.