One of the most popular stories in maritime history is the Mutiny on the Bounty. One of the stars of that story is the ship itself. This ship is honored here in this special coin made of 1 kilo .9999 fine silver in a smoke finish.
- Made of Kilo (32.15 oz) .9999 fine silver.
- Coin has a smoke black finish
- Packaged in protective plastic capsules
- Face value of 30 dollars backed by the Cook Islands
- On the obverse is an image of Queen Elizabeth II
- The reverse has an image of the ship the Bounty
The HMS Bounty is the site of the most famous mutiny in maritime history. Here the crew, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied against their captain, Captain William Bligh. This story was the inspiration for a motion picture that featured memorable performances by Marlon Brando and Richard Harris. Many are drawn to the story that points out the foibles of man, the intricacies of governing a group of men at sea, and the fragility of a captain’s command. After the mutiny, Captain William Bligh found the mutineers and took them into custody.
On the obverse is Ian Rank-Broadley’s classic depiction of Elizabeth II. Here she is facing to the right with a look of determination on her face. She is wearing a crown and the Royal Jewelry. Above her head is ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘COOK ISLANDS”. Below her image is ‘2009’.
On the reverse is the HMS Bounty in all her majesty. One can appreciate the detail of the ship and its riggings. This was a fast sailing ship. Above the ship is ‘30 DOLLARS’ At the bottom edge of the coin is ‘1 KILO FINE Silver .9999’. The background is a swirly grid with a matte finish that makes the ship in shiny silver really pop.
The 2009 Cook Islands 1 Kilo Silver HMS Bounty Coin looks beautiful in this smoke black finish. This would make a fantastic addition to your collection. Get yours today.