Sport fishermen in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico popularly go after one challenging fish in particular when hitting the high seas: the marlin. These massive fish can reach up to 16.4 feet in length and weight as much as 1,803 pounds. On top of those impressive figures, the marlin is also lightning fast in the water. The marlin features on a design from the Scottsdale Mint issued on behalf of the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase the 2017 Cayman Islands Marlin 1 oz Silver Coin online from Provident Metals.
The Scottsdale Mint has emerged in recent years as a major coining facility issue sovereign bullion coins for smaller nations around the world. It has produced new coin programs for nations such as Fiji in the South Pacific, Congo on the African continent, and the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean. The Cayman Islands Marlin Series is one of several for Caribbean nations currently available at the Scottsdale Mint.
On the obverse side of the 2017 Cayman Islands Marlin 1 oz Silver Coin is a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II. This right-profile portrait is the fourth-generation British design created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley for the Royal Mint of England. It shows the Queen wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with inscriptions around the outer rim of Elizabeth II, Cayman Islands, 1 Dollar, and 2017.
The reverse face of 2017 Cayman Islands Marlin 1 oz Silver Coins includes an image of the marlin as it leaps out of the water. A massive fish, the marlins largest species are the Atlantic blue marlin, the black marlin, and the white marlin. The Atlantic blue and white marlin are both considered endangered as a result of overfishing. This marlin design shows the massive fish leaping out of the water with its dangerous spear-like snout leading the charge. Inscriptions include 2017 Marlin and 1 oz 999 Silver.
The marlin is an extremely popular sporting fish in tropical regions of the world such as the Caribbean, hence its endangered status. The marlin is not only a large, heavy fish, it is also exceptionally fast. The marlin is a fast swimmer and can reach speeds of 50 MPH when moving through the water.
These 2017 Cayman Islands Marlin 1 oz Silver Coins are available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition with individual plastic capsules. Multiples will ship in sealed sheets of 5 or boxes of 125 with 25 sheets inside.
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