Knights of St. John of Jerusalem and Malta
The Knights of St. John of Jerusalem were a Crusader military order.
They relocated to the island of Malta and were sometimes known as the Knights of Malta.
known as the "Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem".
the Falcon as a gift to the King of Spain.
1. Knights of St. John of Jerusalem Siege of Malta 50 Tari 1965
Franklinium, 32mm, 16.79gm
Two knights fighting
QUADRICENTENNIAL OF THE GREAT SIEGE OF MALTA
50 T (50 Tari)
Double headed eagle holding scepter and crown
SOVEREIGN ORDER OF SAINT JOHN OF JERUSALEM
This item was part of a set struck by the Franklin Mint of Pennsylvania.
"Franklinium" is an alloy created by the Franklin Mint.
It is a copper-nickel alloy mixed with Columbium (Niobium).