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375th Anniversary of the City of Bridgetown - 2003

  • Central Bank Of Barbados
  • 31 Dec,2003
  • 43
  • Numismatics,
  • Print

Description

The obverse design features the Montefiore fountain in the foreground along with the circumferential inscription “The 375th Anniversary of the City of Bridgetown” and the years 1628 and 2003.

The reverse features Barbados’ Coat of Arms  . The central element of this official emblem is a shield supported by a dolphin and a pelican, symbols of the island’s fishing industry. Two Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) flowers and one of the island’s Bearded Fig Trees (ficus Citrifolia) are depicted on the shield. Above the shied is a crest consisting of a raised forearm holding crossed sugar cane stalks above a helmet and mantling. A ribbon bears the inscription PRIDE AND INDUSTRY, the national motto.

Specifications

Denomination:  $5

Alloy:  .925 silver

Diameter:  38.61mm

Weight:  28.28g

Mint:  Royal Mint, London

Finish:  Proof with frosted relief

Issue Limit:  2,500 coins (200 minted)

Price:  120.00

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