Why purchase this 2023 Spinning Vinyl Record 3 oz. silver antiqued coin?
This delightful antiqued silver coin is dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of the vinyl record. In 1948, Columbia Records produced the first ever Long Playing (LP) record, which spun at a speed of 33 1/3 rpm. With the capability to hold approximately twenty minutes of music on each side of a twelve inch diameter disc, the LP revolutionized the music industry.
- This 2023 Spinning Vinyl Record coin contains 3 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
- The square-shaped bullion coin measures 60 x 60 mm.
- The coin’s imagery is dramatically enhanced by a sleek antiqued finish.
- The coin’s innovative design includes a movable 24-karat gold-plated silver inlay.
- The coin is legal tender in the island nation of Barbados, with a face value of five dollars.
- Mintage is limited to a mere 999 pieces.
Enchanting Spinning Vinyl Record Design
Obverse: A thin circular frame contains the coat of arms of Barbados on the obverse. The emblem is surrounded by the inscriptions “BARBADOS 2023,” “3 OZ,” “5 DOLLARS,” and “AG 999.” Beyond the frame, the remainder of the coin’s square surface is adorned with a collage of musical symbols.
Reverse: The reverse is fashioned to appear as a vintage-style turntable with an elegantly curved tone arm and counterweight, along with slide levers for pitch control, speed selection, and record diameter. A vinyl record crafted from gorgeous gold-plated silver rests upon the device’s platter. The movable record is finely etched with concentric grooves, with the inscription “75th ANNIVERSARY OF VINYL LONG PLAYING RECORD” at the center.
Spectacular Antiqued Silver Coin
This 3 oz. silver 2023 Barbados Spinning Vinyl Record 75th Anniversary coin is presented in ungraded condition. The square-shaped interactive coin is exceptionally minted, featuring a remarkably sharp strike, exquisitely finished antiqued and 24-karat gold-plated surfaces and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is packaged in a handsome acrylic display case, accompanied by a Mint-issued Certificate of Authenticity.