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Started by <k>, January 18, 2012, 11:31:36 PM
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Quote from: coffeetime on January 18, 2012, 11:31:36 PMhttp://typesets.wikidot.com/bermuda:64crownDuring the 1960s, the price of silver was quickly rising and many countries, including the U.S. and Canada, had announced that 1964 would be the last year of minting silver coinage due to costs. This probably represented Bermuda's last and best opportunity to issue one final silver coin from their "Sterling Pound" era of coinage, more or less a public memento, before transitioning to a dollar coin.