Trident Series Continues at APMEX with a New Gold Release

2017 Gold and Silver Barbados Tridents

APMEX, a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Trident Series launched by the Scottsdale Mint late last year.

Originally, the mint released a 1 oz Silver coin, but APMEX now offers a 1 oz Gold coin with the same exquisite design and quality craftsmanship. This first design features two images strongly connected with Barbados, the issuing country of the series.

Both the Gold and Silver coin focus on the trident, a symbol of strength and power drawing its roots from the Roman god Neptune. However, the trident found on the national flag of Barbados differs slightly from the typical Neptune symbol, as the shaft is broken, symbolizing Barbados’ independence from the United Kingdom in 1966.

The obverse of this first release displays the Barbados coat of arms, which includes a variety of important symbols such as sugar cane stalks, the Barbados national flowers and representations of the fishing industry.

The newest coin, containing .999 fine Gold, comes in a protective plastic capsule. The first release also comes in a plastic capsule and contains .999 fine Silver. Any collector or investor will find this series appealing, no matter the metal type.

Start collecting the four-coin Trident Series by shopping for this first release available at APMEX today.

About APMEX, Inc.

For more than 15 years, APMEX has been one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers. Boasting over $9.5 billion in transactions, APMEX was recently ranked the #1 Specialty E-Retailer and #45 out of 500 e-retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association, the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit or call (800) 375-9006.

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