2018 St. Helena 1 oz Silver British Trade Dollar Restrike (BU)
The original Silver British Trade Dollar was issued at a time when trade in the East needed a medium of payment. The East India Company was linked to the British empire. limited mintage of 10,000 coins.
Mintage of 10,000 coins.
Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
Individual coins come plastic capsules.
Obverse: Design based on the early 1900s Silver Trade Dollars. The center of the coin features a standing helmeted Britannia looking to the left with her right hand grasping a trident and her left hand resting on an oval shield, bearing the united cross surrounded by the words "THE EAST INDIA COMPANY TRADE DOLLARS". The perimeter of the coin has a traditional Chinese scroll-pattern reminiscent of the original Silver Trade Dollars of 1895-1935. A merchant ship under full sail can be seen in the background.
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