Honoring one of the most infamous ships in maritime history, is the 2022 Cook Islands 1 Kilo Silver HMS Bounty Coin in honor of this ship. This coin is a popular coin among collectors. Perhaps it is because of its beautiful design crafted in 1 Kilo of .9999 fine silver.
- Made of Kilo (32.15 oz) .9999 fine silver.
- 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 ‘2022’.
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 2022 Cook Islands 1 Kilo Silver HMS Bounty Coin is a beautiful, highly collectible coin that happens to be one of the largest quantities of silver available in a bullion coin today. This makes it a beautiful investment. Get yours today.