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Bermuda 3, 9, 30, 60, and 180 dollars  1996
Bermuda 3, 9, 30, 60, and 180 dollars 1996

These are some unusual coins. Made in a handful of different denominations, these triangle-shaped oddities were minted in silver and gold to commemorate the Bermuda Triangle. The obverse shows a crowned Queen Elizabeth and the reverse displays a capsizing ship, compass, and map of the island.

All of these coins have low mintages (the highest was the $3 denomination with 5,000 made) and were struck with a proof finish. On top of the base values for the silver and gold content (up-to-date base values can be calculated by multiplying the 'actual weight' shown below by the current spot prices seen on kitco.com), these coins have a premium because of their unique shape and low mintage. Here are the catalog values for each version:

$3 coin -- 20 grams of .925 sterling silver, actual silver weight of .59 ounces -- $60 (U.S. dollars)

$9 coin -- 155.5 grams of .999 fine silver, actual silver weight of 5 ounces -- $200

$30 coin -- 15.5 grams of .999 fine gold, actual gold weight of .5 ounce -- $900

$60 coin -- 31.48 grams of .999 fine gold, actual gold weight of 1 ounce -- $1800

$180 coin -- 155.5 grams of .999 fine gold, actual gold weight of 5 ounces (wow!) -- $8,750

Please keep in mind that these are catalog values, which are often different from actual buy and sell prices. For more information on catalog values check out our Terminology page.

Coin: 20026 , Genre: Modern-only
Requested by: Robert, Mon, 28-Sep-2015 23:33:33 GMT
Answered by: Todd, Tue, 29-Sep-2015 15:01:03 GMT
Requester description: This is the strangest coin I have ever seen. It is triangle-shaped! On one side is Elizabeth II, and on the other side is a sailing ship, a compass and an island.
Tags: bermuda 3 9 30 60 dollars dollar burmuda dollare dolls doller dol triangle one elizabeth ii sailing ship compass island triangular triangles ones elizabith elisabeth elisabet elizabet elizebeth elizibeth lizabeth saling boat steamboat clipper warship sailboat sails masted ships boats outriggers vessel sail sailingship outrigger iland isle ilands islands crown tiara crowned crowns tiarra crowning tiera

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