Contract

. . . Exhibit 4.1 6.08% SERIES C PREFERENCE SHARES 6.08% SERIES C PREFERENCE SHARES [RENAISSANCERE HOLDINGS LTD. CORPORATE LOGO] RHP RENAISSANCERE HOLDINGS LTD. INCORPORATED IN THE ISLANDS OF BERMUDA Authorized 10,000,000 6.08% Series C Preference CINS G7498P 30 9 UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT 1981 Shares having a par value of us$1.00 each THIS CERTIFICATE IS TRANSFERABLE IN RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ OR NEW YORK, NY THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT is the registered holder of FULLY PAID AND NON-ASSESSABLE 6.08% SERIES C PREFERENCE SHARES OF PAR VALUE US$1.00 EACH OF RENAISSANCERE HOLDINGS LTD. 6.08% SERIES C PREFERENCE SHARES CERTIFICATE SECRETARY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RENAISSANCERE HOLDINGS LTD. The Company will furnish without charge, to each shareholder who so requests, a copy of the provisions setting forth the designations, preferences and relative, participating, optional or other special rights of each class of shares or series thereof which the Company is authorized to issue, and the qualifications, limitations or restrictions of such preferences and/or rights. Any such request may be addressed to the Secretary of the Company or to the Transfer Agent named on the face hereof. The following abbreviations, when used in the inscription on the face of this certificate, shall be construed as though they were written out in full according to applicable laws or regulations: TEN COM -as tenants in common UNIF GIFT MIN ACT _____ Custodian ______ TEN ENT -as tenants by the entities (Cust) (Minor) JT TEN -as joint tenants with under Uniform Gifts to Minors right of survivorship and Act____________________ not as tenants in common (State) Additional abbreviations may also be used though not in the above list. For value received, ______________________ hereby sell, assign and transfer unto PLEASE INSERT SOCIAL SECURITY OR OTHER IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF ASSIGNEE ______________________________ ______________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ (PLEASE PRINT OR TYPEWRITE NAME AND ADDRESS, INCLUDING SIP CODE, OF ASSIGNEE) _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ shares represented by the within certificate, and do hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint ____________________________________________________________________ Attorney to transfer the said stock on the books of the within named Company with full power of substitution in the premises. Dated __________________ X ________________________________________________ The signature to this assignment must NOTICE correspond with the name as written upon the face of the certificate in every particular, without alteration or enlargement, or any change whatsoever Signature(s) Guaranteed: ______________________________ THE SIGNATURE(S) MUST BE GUARANTEED BY AN ELIGIBLE GUARANTOR INSTITUTION (BANKS, STOCKBROKERS, SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS AND CREDIT UNIONS WITH MEMBERSHIP IN AN APPROVED SIGNATURE GUARANTEE MEDALLION PROGRAM), PURSUANT TO S.E.C. RULE 17a3-15.