By NAN Staff Writer
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 2, 2021: Get ready to grab the limited-edition commemorative Barbadian coin to recognize the country’s 55th anniversary of independence and the transition to a Parliamentary Republic.
The Central Bank of Barbados announced Wednesday that the sterling silver coin with a gold-plated finish on one side, is now available for B$200.
On the obverse side of the coin is a gold-plated pride of Barbados flower, with the words “Celebrating the 55th Independence and National Day November 2021” inscribed at the top, and 55 imprinted at the bottom. The reverse side features the coat of arms.
The coins come with a certificate of authenticity stating that each one is made of .999 fine silver and plated with 24Kt gold.
The Osborne Coinage Company in the United States of America minted the coins, which is available from the Bank’s Currency and Payments Oversight Department as of December 1, 2021.