50 Cents, Issued by, Bermuda, 1978.
Mint not recorded.
Diademed and draped bust of the Queen facing right; around, ELIZABETH II BERMUDA
The coat of arms of Bermuda, a shield depicting the wreck of the Sea Venture which was driven ashore (by Admiral Sir George Somers of the Virginia Company) on the island in 1609, the shield is supported by a lion (representing England); below on a ribbon, QUO FATA FERUNT (translation: Where the Fates carry us); around above, FIFTY CENTS; below, 1978
Decimal coinage was introduced in Bermuda in February 1970, it's dollar pegged to the US dollar since 31 July 1972
Purchase from Max Stern & Co. Ltd, 1981
Type of item
12.73 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.