Brandybuck Insurance Company (BIC) is deciding whether to insure the lives of those leading a quest to Moria.  Based on past experience, the probability of surviving such a quest is 95.5%.  If BIC charges a premium of 8,508 silver coins and would pay a death benefit of 56,934 silver coins if the insured were to die, what is the expected value of this insurance policy to BIC? Round to the nearest silver coin as needed. If the expected value is a loss to BIC, enter your answer as a negative number.

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Brandybuck Insurance Company (BIC) is deciding whether to insure the lives of those leading a quest to Moria.  Based on past experience, the probability of surviving such a quest is 95.5%.  If BIC charges a premium of 8,508 silver coins and would pay a death benefit of 56,934 silver coins if the insured were to die, what is the expected value of this insurance policy to BIC?

Round to the nearest silver coin as needed. If the expected value is a loss to BIC, enter your answer as a negative number.

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