5 shillings. Proof .500 silver, Weight 22.6gm. Diameter 36mm. ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA Her crowned, draped bust right. R. ONE BERMUDA CROWN above coat of arms with the motto QUO FATA FERUNT date 19 64 at its sides. KM 14. In Royal Mint case of issue. These are certainly not the best proof coins the RM made, the blanks were not polished before striking and marks in the field are evident on all of them. Brilliant, as struck.
The obverse design is by Cecil Thomas. The reverse design was modelled by Geoffrey Colley. The coat of arms consists of a lion supporting a shield on which is a representation of the ship The Sea Venture which was the flagship of the fleet of Sir George Somers, who established the colony, and after whom the islands were first called.
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