|Winning price||Number of bids?||Shipping cost||Seller||Location||Date||Price in USD||Price in EUR||Gold equivalent in grams?|
|60 US||3||0 US||malenabrothers||Santa Ana, CA, United States||60||46.63||1.06|
1973 Barbados 8 coin currency Franklin Mint proof set featuring silver Neptune of the Sea and Shell FountainAt the time of mintage this set was the first national coinage in Barbados 350 year history. Silver 10 dollar Neptune of the sea is show stopper.Coin set is housed in a hard, decorative, dark blue metal case with Barbados coat of arms. Coins remain untouched by the original owner between two sheets of enveloping plastic snug inside the jewel box case. The items in the photo are the ones that will be shipped. Certificate of authenticity (shown in photo) from Franklin Mint and government of Barbados references all 8 coins. Nothing is missing. Nothing has been switched.Flat areas on both sides of all coins are mirror finish. Raised areas on both sides of all coins are frosted, cameo, and textured.Sculptor Philip Nathan created the nautical obverse designs. Five of the eight coins feature the sea, and the remaining three coins feature landmarks of Barbados. Reverse side coat of arms reads pride and industry.Ten dollar - Neptune lord of the sea - .925 fine silver (noted in COA)Five dollar - Shell fountain landmark - .800 fine silver (noted in COA)Two dollar - Staghorn coral and Indian fish (Franklin cupro-nickel)One dollar (hexagonal) - Flying fish - cupro-nickel25 cents - Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill landmark - cupro-nickel10 cents - Tern sea bird - cupro-nickel5 cents - South Point Lighthouse landmark - brass1 cent - trident of King Neptune - bronze Free Shipping is paid by the seller USPS priority mail with confirmation, insurance and tracking.