The front and back of the coins are processed to be completely matt. This is what distinguishes them from most other investment coins, which are either polished or only partially matt. The front of the coin shows one of the most famous ships in the history of seafaring: The Bounty. On its odyssey, the ship passed through the waters of the Cook Islands. This event is remembered in the portrait. The back of the coin bears the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, the Cook Islands' official Head of State.The coin has a purity of 999.9/1000 and a face value of 100 Dollars.