The EC8 Series from Scottsdale Mint continues into 2021 with new designs for each of the eight nations represented. The collection represents eight different island nations from the Caribbean Sea, with each member a participant in the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank monetary authority. Today, 2021 1 oz Gold EC8 Antigua and Barbuda Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside CertiLock protective cards!
- Fourth release of Gold EC8 Series coins!
- Mintage limited to 2,500 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- The face value of Ten Dollars (XCD) is fully backed by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.
- On the obverse is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse field has a frigate bird design.
In the EC8 Series, the eight states that participate in the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank system are represented with various designs. The nations represented in this series include Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Anguilla. The first seven of those nations are founding members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States as well, with Anguilla joining the OECS in 1995 and now also participating in the ECCB.
All of the 2021 1 oz Gold EC8 Antigua and Barbuda Coins listed here come in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Each coin is individually housed in a sealed CertiLock card from the Scottsdale Mint. The CertiLock card offers a protective capsule space for the coin and comes with Certificate of Authenticity information.
On the obverse of 2021 Gold EC8 Antigua and Barbuda Coins is an image of Queen Elizabeth II. The sovereign head of state for the island nation, Elizabeth II is featured here in right-profile relief wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. This portrait of the Queen was created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley and first featured on coins from the Royal Mint of England.
The reverse side of 2021 1 oz Gold Antigua and Barbuda Coins features the image of a frigate bird. Common across the tropical and subtropical ocean regions of the planet, the frigate bird is a species of seabird with black plumage, forked tails, and long, hooked bills.
Scottsdale Mint is a private minting facility in the United States. Located in the state of Arizona, Scottsdale Mint is a leader in environmentally friendly bullion refining.
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