Castle Harbour Casino
On the island of Antigua, the Castle Harbour Club and Casino attracts pleasure-seekers from all over the world. It offers blackjack and crap tables, roulette and a large choice of slot machines. This casino is the only gaming place situated in the eastern Caribbean.

The Castle Harbour Harbour Casino's coins portray a distinctly British motif - a lion on top of the shield. On the shield the playing card symbols diamonds, hearts, clubs and spades appears. Hotel guests receive $5 worth of these coins as a complimentary gift each night of their stay.

Small and informal, the Castle Harbour Hotel has only 48 rooms. It sits at the crest of a hill overlooking the capital city of St. John's and the deepwater harbor below. The hotel also operators a club nearby that provides tennis, golf, fishing, skin diving, water skiing and sailing for its guests. A well-appointed restaurant featuring West Indian and Continental cuisine and a small, intimate night club are integrated with the Casino.

Columbus discovered the island of Antigua in 1493, during his second voyage to the New World. In 1632 it became a British possession. Today it is an independent national state associated with the United Kingdom.


Antigua has a colorful historic past and many scenic sight. Popular attractions are Nelson's Dockyard, Indian Town, Devil's Bridge, Fig Tree Drive, St. John's Cathedral and Shirley Heights. During its Summer Carnival, a 10-day festival, dancers in exotic costumers caper in the streets to the frenzied beat of steel drums. The festival also has steel band competitions and parades.

Visitors to Antigua enjoy duty-free shopping for such items as cameras, Swiss watches, French perfumes, crystal, porcelain and bone china, fine jewelry and liquor.

The newly built Coolidge International Airport that serves Antigua is visited by planes of Eastern, BWIA, Air Canada, British Airways, LIAT and Prinair. Antigua is also a favorite port of call for cruise ship passengers traveling by the major line operating out of New York and Miami. The Antigua tourist season reaches its peak around the Christmas and New Year holidays.

This coin 25 Dollars was made in 1979 by Franklin Mint. This is the official gaming coins of the world's great casino - issue number 17. The above information about the Casino and Hotel were valid in 1979.
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