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3 Dollars - Elizabeth II Wreck of the Sea Venture

3 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Wreck of the Sea Venture) -  obverse3 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Wreck of the Sea Venture) -  reverse

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Features

Country Bermuda
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 3 Dollars
3 BMD = 3.00 USD
Currency Dollar (1970-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 20.25 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Triangular (3-sided; curved)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 99
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Wreck of the Sea Venture

Obverse

Crowned head of the Queen

Lettering:
3 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II
1997

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Wreck of the Sea Venture, as depicted in Bermuda coat of arms

Lettering: BERMUDA

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  6,500 Proof

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