Bermuda, 1985 $1 Buttery UN
It is now over 500 years since the first ships sailed into Bermuda although the island has only
been inhabited for around 400 years. One famous visitor, Mark Twain, who visited the island
in 1867 aboard the S.S. Quaker, described Bermuda as a Paradise and he returned many times
to the island.
This commemorative crown was issued in 1985 to honour cruise ship tourism and shows an
early refrigeration buttery with a cruise ship in the background and palm trees to the right. It
is struck in cupro-nickel and is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition in the original presentation