The coin itself is unique thanks to the classic telephone shape instead of being a typical round coin.Consisting of .999 silver, this coin has a stated value of $5, but as a collector’s item its value may beconsiderably more. The features of this remarkable coin include the following. There is little doubt that the unique shape of the coin is the most eye-catching feature. That is, until the gold inlay in the shape of the rotary dial is moved. The coin depicts Alexander Graham Bell at work on his original version of the telephone that he invented. While Bell can be seen in the lower right corner of the coin, complete with the table and phone to which he may be speaking his famous line, “Watson, I need you!”, the first words ever transmitted via wire. The lower left side of the coin features another classic phone design from the early 20th century. Above the phone are telephone poles and lines which crisscross the countryside. A beautiful design of wires emanates from the rotary dial with “Alexander Graham Bell” written above thedial and the dates “1922 – 2022” below. The next most notable feature is the top of the coin which is in the shape of a classic telephone receiver. It sits on top and completes the unique shape that makes this coin so unique. The overall design of a classic phone features the unique 24K Gold Plated Movable Inlay on the front which is a rotary dial. You can clearly see the numbers in order plus the stop located next to the “0”. At the center of the inlay is a beautiful star design. The protective finish of the gold plating allows for the dial to be moved with the bare hands. Ther reverse of the coin features another classic telephone design, a rotary dial design in the lower right corner. And the name “Barbados” with the symbol of the country prominently featured in the center. Now you can celebrate the life and invention of Alexander Graham Bell with this unique, beautiful silver coin.
Key points: 24K Gold Plated Moveable Inlay, Unique Shaped design, Antique finish