The HMS Bounty is one of the most famous tales from the high seas. Commissioned into the Royal Navy to partake in a research expedition, the HMS Bounty sailed one time under the ensign of the Royal Navy before a mutiny amongst its crew resulted in the ship being burnt and scuttled. Today, 2021 1/4 oz Silver Cook Islands Bounty Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you in individual plastic flips or tubes of 20 coins!
- One of two fractional-ounce weights in the Silver Bounty Series!
- Consists of One-Quarter Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver in BU condition.
- The face value of $.25 is fully backed by the Cook Islands government.
- On the obverse is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse features an image of the HMS Bounty.
In the Silver Bounty Series issued on behalf of the Cook Islands, the issuing mint provides five silver coins and at least two gold coins. While the gold series offers 1 oz and 1/10 oz gold among its options, the Silver Bounty Series offers 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz, 1 oz, 2 oz, and 1 kilogram silver coins to investors. The series uses the same designs on the obverse and reverse each year across both coin collections.
All of the 2021 1/4 oz Silver Cook Islands Bounty Coins available in this Silver.com listing come in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins in this series are offered in individual plastic flips or tubes of 20 silver coins. Alongside the 1/10 oz silver coin, these 1/4 oz silver coins are the only fractional-ounce options in the series.
On the obverse of the 2021 Silver Cook Islands Bounty Coins is a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is shown here in right-profile relief with the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara on her head. The design was created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley for the Royal Mint of England and served as the fourth-generation effigy of the Queen on British coins through 2015.
The reverse side of 2021 1/4 oz Silver Bounty Coins comes with an image of the HMS Bounty. Built in the Blaydes Yard in Hull, Yorkshire, the HMS Bounty was originally known as the Bethia and served for a total of three years in private merchant service before it was purchased by the Royal Navy. In May 1787, the Royal Navy bought the ship for 1,950 Pound sterling, the equivalent in 2019 of 222,000 Pound sterling.
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