Gold Ounce 2022 Eels, Coin from Anguilla - detailed information

Gold Ounce 2022 Eels, Coin from Anguilla
CoinGold Ounce 2022 Eels

Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean which uses the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) as its currency; it is the common currency of six independent states and two British Overseas Territories. The EC$ has both common and national issues. All common circulating coins are issued under the authority of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank and have no issuing country specified on them. Separately, each member country can also strike coins bearing its national symbols; these coins are legal tender in all members states, and are usually commemorative or bullion not intended for general circulation. Most of the member states are also members of the (British) Commonwealth of Nations and share the same monarch with the United Kingdom, so that the effigy of the monarch is displayed on the coins and banknotes of the currency.

Anguilla has authorised some foreign mints to strike coins under its issuing authority for collector's purposes. Some of these are in popular bullion formats, such as one troy ounce (1 oz) of gold.

This coin is part of the fourth edition of the Eastern Caribbean 8 (EC8) series of premium bullion coins by the Scottsdale Mint, which has a new annual design for each country of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The 2021 coin for Anguilla features two eels.

MintScottsdale Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage2,600
Obverse
Anguilla / Gold Ounce 2022 Eels - obverse photo

The obverse of the coins shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

Normally, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley) are below the portrait when it is used; however, they are not displayed here.

The effigy is surrounded by a laurel wreath. The central circle has a frosted finish.

In the rim, within a plain border, around above the name of the issuing authority: EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTRAL BANK. Around below, the legend of the monarch, QUEEN ELIZABETH II.

Facing outward, around below left the precious metal content of the coin: 1 OZ .9999 GOLD (one troy ounce of 99.99% gold); around below right, the face value TEN DOLLARS.

Obverse Inscription EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTRAL BANK QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 OZ .9999 GOLD TEN DOLLARS
Reverse
Anguilla / Gold Ounce 2022 Eels - reverse photo

Within a plain border, the reverse design depicts two eels; in the background, symbolic waves surround the map of Anguilla.

Around above, the name of the country, ANGUILLA, below which the date of issue 2022.

Reverse Inscription ANGUILLA 2022
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated, proof-like.
Packaging: in serialised Certi-Lock packaging (assay card).
Date of issue: October 2022.
Issue price: US$ 1,773.00

See also

Coins issued in the Eastern Caribbean 8 (EC8) series in 2022 include:
- Anguilla, 1 oz Gold, Eels, 2022
- Anguilla, 1 oz Silver, Eels, 2022
- Grenada, 1 oz Gold, Nutmeg Tree, 2022
- Grenada, 1 oz Silver, Nutmeg Tree, 2022

Gold Ounce 2022 Eels: Known varieties
Variety Coloured Proof
Images Anguilla / Gold Ounce 2022 Eels / Coloured Proof - obverse photo Anguilla / Gold Ounce 2022 Eels / Coloured Proof - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: unknown (included in total). Mintage limit: 100
Details

Coloured reverse. Packaged in a special edition gift box and display case, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Issue price: US$ 2,043.06

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Gold Ounce 2022 Eels: Details
CountryAnguilla
CurrencyEastern Caribbean Dollar (Anguilla)
Coin TypeGold Ounce (1 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value10 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage2,600
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size32.000 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDBVYX-OWRC-BXVQ-EJZN
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