Commemorative coins of Bermuda

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Bermuda has issued commemorative coins at various times. Most of these coins have been for the purpose of collecting, although Bermuda has also issued commemorative coins for regular circulation. All coins here were minted by the Royal Mint unless otherwise noted.


Pre-Decimalization[edit]

Year Denomination Composition Commemorative subject Description Volume
1959 One Crown
5/-
.925 Ag 350th Colony Founding Anniversary
  • Released for circulation
  • Weight: 28.28 grams
  • Diameter: 38 mms
100,000

Decimilized[edit]

1970's[edit]

Year Denomination Composition Commemorative subject Description Volume
1972 $100 .900 Au Silver Wedding
1975 $100 .900 Au Royal Visit 27,000
1977 $25 .925 Ag Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth II
  • Weight: 54.75 grams

1980's[edit]

Year Denomination Composition Commemorative subject Description Volume
1981 $250 .917 Au Charles and Diana Wedding
1981 $1 .999 Ag Charles and Diana Wedding
  • Weight: 38.61 mms
  • Diameter: 28.28 grams
30,000
1981 $1 CuNi Charles and Diana Wedding
1984 25¢ .925 Ag,
Cu-Ni
375th Anniversary of Bermuda Settlement
  • 11 different reverse designs, released as a set
1986 $1 .925 Ag World Wildlife Fund Coin Collection
  • Part of a multinational series.
25,000
1987 $25 .999 Pd Wreck of the Sea Venture
  • Weight: 31.1035 grams
1988 $25 .999 Pd Wreck of the San Antonio
  • Weight: 31.1035 grams
1989 $100 .999 Au Hogge Money
  • Weight: 31.21 grams
500
1989 $50 .999 Au Hogge Money
  • Weight: 15.61 grams
500
1989 $25 .999 Au Hogge Money
  • Weight: 7.81 grams
500
1989 $10 .999 Au Hogge Money
  • Weight: 3.13 grams
500

1990's[edit]

Year Denomination Composition Commemorative subject Description Volume
1990 $2 .925 Ag Bermuda Cicada
1990 $2 .925 Ag Bermuda Tree Frog
1992 $1 .925 Ag 1992 Olympics
1992 $2 .925 Ag Bluebird
1993 $2 .925 Ag Longtail Sea Bird
1993 $2 .925 Ag Humpback Whale
1994 $2 .925 Ag 1994 Royal Visit
  • Released in conjunction with five other visited nations.
10,000
1994 $10 .999 Au Longsnout Seahorse
  • Weight: 3.13 grams
  • Diameter: 16.5 mms
2,500
1996 $1 Cu-Ni Bermuda Triangle
  • Triangular design
1996 $3 .925 Ag Bermuda Triangle
  • Triangular design
  • Weight: 20 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
5,000
1996 $9 .999 Ag Bermuda Triangle
  • Triangular design
  • Weight: 155.52 grams
  • Diameter: 65 mms
1996 $30 .999 Au Bermuda Triangle
  • Triangular design
  • Weight: 15.55 grams
  • Diameter: 27 mms
1996 $60 .999 Au Bermuda Triangle
  • Triangular design
  • Weight: 31.489 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
1996 $180 .999 Au Bermuda Triangle
  • Triangular design
1997 $2 .925 Ag Royal Golden Anniversary
  • Released in conjunction with 23 other nations.
  • 22 carat gold cameo
  • Weight: 28.28 grams
  • Diameter: 38.61 mms
30,000

2000's[edit]

Year Denomination Composition Commemorative subject Description Volume
2000 $2 .925 Ag Millennium
  • 24 carat gold plate
  • Weight: 28.28 grams
  • Diameter: 38.61 mms
2000 $1 .925 Ag Queen Mother Centenary
  • Released in conjunction with other commonwealth nations.
2003 $15 .999 Au 100th Anniversary Biological Station For Research
  • Weight: 15.98 grams
  • Diameter: 28.4 mms
2005 $5 .925 Ag Bermuda Quincentennial
  • Pentagonal shape
  • Weight: 14.5 grams
  • Diameter: 30.89 mms
2,500
2006 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Constellation[1]
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2006 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Hunter Galley
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2006 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Mary Celestia
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2006 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: North Carolina
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2006 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Pollock Shields
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2006 $30 .999 Au Shipwreck Series: Sea Venture
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 31.489 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
2006 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Sea Venture
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2007 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Colonel William G. Ball[2]
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2007 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Cristobal Colon
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2007 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Kate
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2007 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: San Pedro
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2007 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: San Lucia
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2007 $3 .925 Ag Shipwreck Series: Manilla Wreck
  • Triangular shape
  • Weight: 33.63 grams
  • Diameter: 35 mms
15,000
2009 $4 .925 Ag 400th Anniversary
  • Four-sided, square design
2,000

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coin Catalog". Bermuda Monetary Authority. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Coin Catalog". Bermuda Monetary Authority. Retrieved 22 September 2011.