2018 Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Bounty Coin

2018 Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Bounty Coin

The Cook Islands Silver Bounty coins are known from the legendary novel '"Mutiny on the Bounty" and are perfect for any collection. This design features a "net" like design in the field. This adds dimension to the coin.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
  • Coin comes in protective plastic. Multiples of 20 come in plastic tubes.
  • Obverse: Displays the weight, purity and face value below an image of the sailing vessel Bounty.
  • Reverse: Depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Cook Islands government.

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This Silver coin combines bullion value with great collector appeal. Add this 2018 1 oz Cook Islands Silver Bounty Coin to your cart today!

Novelization of History’s Greatest Mutiny

The Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Bounty coin honors the legendary novel, Mutiny on the Bounty. The 1932 novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall is based on the infamous mutiny against commanding officer of the Bounty, Lieutenant William Bligh, in 1789. The novel relates the story through the voice of a fictional first-person narrator named Roger Byam, who was based on real-life crew member Peter Heywood.

Of course, the coin also serves as a remembrance of the historical event that inspired the novel. Historically speaking, the mutiny onboard the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty took place in the South Pacific during the spring of 1789. Instigated by Acting Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, disgruntled crew members usurped control of the ship from their captain, Lieutenant William Bligh, and set him, along with 18 loyalists, adrift in the ship's open launch, the largest auxiliary boat on the Bounty. While the mutineers variously settled on Tahiti or Pitcairn Island, Bligh successfully voyaged more than 3,500 nautical miles in the launch to safety and sought legal justice against the mutineers.

Cook Islands Silver Bounty Beautiful Way to Invest

While the 2018 Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Bounty coin’s fascinating topic and beautiful artwork are sure to draw collectors’ attention, this coin of exceptional Silver fineness will certainly be attractive to investors, too. Containing a full ounce of .9999 fine Silver, the purity of the lovely Cook Islands Silver Bounty Coin makes it an excellent investment item. This coin is produced by Sunshine Minting for the Cook Islands and is a sovereign coin backed by the Cook Islands government.

The Bounty in Popular Culture

The Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Bounty Coin is just one link in the long chain of the story of the Bounty mutiny in popular culture. Of course, the legendary 1932 novel Mutiny on the Bounty is beloved by generations of readers for its thrilling sea story, but it is less well known that there were two sequels to the novel. Besides the book trilogy, the story has been the basis for multiple stage plays, three Hollywood movies and one West End musical. This is a story that has captured the imagination for centuries. The 2018 Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Bounty Coin is a gorgeous way to carry the story for future generations, sparking the flame of interest for the next wave of readers.

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Understanding the Price of Silver

Understanding the factors that affect the price of Silver is important to making savvy decisions when investing in Silver coins, bars and rounds. Whether buying world coins or Silver bullion bars and rounds, the price of Silver is constantly changing, just like the price of any publicly traded commodity. The Silver spot price, which is the basis for Silver coin prices, is influenced by current events, market speculation, and supply and demand. For example, if a government makes a Silver purchase, it will be much larger than a few Cook Islands Silver Bounty Coins. A government would purchase many, many kilos and it is possible the effect on the Silver market would be seen immediately. Having a grasp of the things affecting Silver prices could help you time your purchases to be most advantageous.
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