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SS Gairsoppa Silver Britannia Coin

SS Gairsoppa Silver Britannia Coin

SS Gairsoppa Britannia Coin 2014

This newly launched coin from the Royal Mint will be launched as a quarter ounce .999 silver bullion coin. Every of these Britannia bullion coins has been struck to bullion common. The beautiful portrait of Britanniastanding as Britain’s guardian by Philip Nathan characteristics on every single of the the coins. Each and every coin has the ship’s identify as an edge inscription in a lasting tribute to Gairsoppa and her crew. This release is a constrained minted presentation of only 20,000 coins, since only a tiny amount of Gairsoppa’s silver will ever be minted. 

The story of the SS Gairsoppa is a tragic one particular. Of the 85 crew members on board, most had been misplaced with their ship. Some men gained the safety of the only surviving lifeboat. All but 7 of them would perish in the cold and hard weeks to adhere to. When their rudderless lifeboat lastly glimpsed land, the fierce waves would see only one man, 2nd Mate Richard Ayres, reach the shore alive.

The obverse of this Britannia coin release is the Ian Rank-Broadley image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, while the reverse of the coin attributes the Phillip Nathan developed picture of Britannia.

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2014 Silver Britannia Coin

SS Gairsoppa Britannia Coin

The Royal Mint has released this quarter ounce .999 silver bullion coin, featuring the 2014 Britannia design by Phillip Nathan no a lot more than twenty,000 of these coins will be minted by the Royal Mint.

All images courtesy of the Royal Mint

Series Specs 2014

Mint: Royal Mint
Bodyweight: 7.83 grams
Diameter: 22 mm
Edge Inscription: SS Gairsoppa
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2014

Additional Coin Details

A lot more info on this release can be discovered at the Royal Mint.

Information on the SS Gairsoppa can be discovered…Here

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Published at Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:46:00 +0000

Renowned Ships That Never Sailed 1oz Evidence Coin Series

Popular Ships That Never ever Sailed 1oz Proof Coin Series

Famous Ships That Never Sailed

The Famous Ships That Never Sailed series launched by the Perth Mint celebrates 6 of the world’s most and effectively known fictional ships, and incorporating a new chapter to maritime legends. Every of the launched silver bullion coins will be minted to a silver evidence top quality and will have a bodyweight of one particular complete troy ounce of silver (31.135 grams). These coins will be beautifully presented in a timber situation in the kind of a book with an exclusive mintage of only three,000 of every layout released by the mint. The 6 released coins in this series will characteristic the ships, The Flying Dutchman, The Pequod, The Dementer, The Jolly Roger, The Gloria Scott and ultimately The Nautilus.

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FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - FLYING DUTCHMAN 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchmancoin, the phantom ship believed to foreshadow disaster. Released in 2013 and the first in the series with a total of 3,000 silver 1oz evidence coins have been minted.

FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - PEQUOD 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Pequod

The Pequod from the renowned Herman Melville’s literary classic Moby Dick. Launched in 2013 and the second in the series with three,000 of these silver 1oz proof coins will be minted.

FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED &#x2013 THE DEMETER 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Dementer

The Demeter is the third vessel to attribute in this coin series, from Bram Stoker’s gothic horror story Dracula. Launched in 2013 and the third in the series, a total mintage of only 3,000 silver evidence 1oz coins will be released..

FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - THE JOLLY ROGER 2014 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Jolly Roger

The Jolly Roger, from James Barrie classic tale Peter Pan. Launched in 2014 and the fourth coin in this series, with no far more than three,000 of these silver proof coins will be minted.

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

Series Coin Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2013-2014

More Coin Data

A lot more details on this release can be discovered at the Perth Mint.

 

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Published at Tue, 24 Jun 2014 twelve:49:23 +0000

The Spider Hunting Scorpion Proof Coin

The Spider Hunting Scorpion Proof Coin

Struck from 1oz of .999 pure silver bullion coins in proof high quality, these dramatic bullion coins enables you to come encounter to encounter with some of Australia’s most deadly creature’s, each and every silver evidence coin comes with its own timber presentation situation and certificate of authenticity and illustrated shipper. Issued as legal tender for the nation of Tuvalu by the Perth Mint. The obverse carries the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Each of the six coins has a limited mintage of just 5,000 coins released throughout the world. The Deadly and Hazardous series has been unprecedented in its popularity around the globe, this has been a single of the most kind right after series of coins that have been launched by the Perth Mint in resent years, marketing out really quickly the coins have commanded fairly a high premium marketing for many $100s of bucks every. So far a total of 9 different coins in this ground breaking series have been launched.

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Redback Spider ProofGreat White Shark ProofBlue Ring Octopus Proof

Saltwater Crocodile ProofEastern Brown Snake ProofBox Jellyfish Proof

Funnel Web SpiderYellow Bellied Sea SnakeSpider Hunting Scorpion

Pictures courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

 

Australian Redback SpiderReleased in 2006 and characteristics a design showcasing the Australian RedBack Spider, one of the worlds most venomous spiders.

The Fantastic White Shark Launched in 2007, this layout feaures the Fantastic White Shark one of the biggest sharks of the coast of Australia.

Blue Ringed Octopus Released in 2008, this layout portrays the Blue Ringed Octopus, a single of the most venomous creatures from the depths of the ocean.

The Saltwater Crocodile This release was issued in 2009, the reverse design portrays the Australian Saltwater Crocodile.

Australian Eastern Brown Snake This coin release in 2010, the design portrays the Australian Eastern Brown Snake, Australia’s most venomous snakes.

The Box Jellyfish This coin release in 2011, the design portrays the Box Jellyfish.

The Funnel Internet Spider This coin release in 2012, the design and style portrays Australian Funnel Net Spider, one of Australia’s most venomous spiders.

Yellow Bellied Sea SnakeThis 2013 coin release portrays the Australian Yellow Bellied Sea Snake, 1 of Australia’s most venomous snakes.

Spider Hunting ScorpionThis latest coin release in 2014, portrays the Australian Spider Consuming Scorpion, 1 of Australia’s most deadly insects.

 

Series Specs

Mint: Perth Mint
Fat: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 silver
Authorized Mintage: five,000 Evidence
Issued Date: 2006-2014
Mintmark: P

Even more Coin Info

Details on this coin series can be identified at the Perth Mint.

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Published at Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:37:52 +0000

Bigger and Better: New MCM Website Goes Live!

ModernCoinMart (MCM) has revamped their website to offer a bigger, better customer experience. Be sure to read more about it here.

Wolfe Creek Crater Coin – Second Coin “Crater Meteorites” Series

The mintage of the 2015 Wolfe Creek Crater coin is limited to 666 coins, which makes it extremely limited and should add to the coin’s overall appeal and value. Be sure to read more here.

Lost & Found Stella: Grateful Reward From Brian Hendelson

When he realized he misplaced a nearly $60,000 coin during dealer set up at the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show in Portland, Oregon, Brian Hendelson became frantic. Be sure to read more here.

Brian Hendelson reunited with the lost 1879 Flowing Hair Stella – Photo credit: Donn Pearlman

2015 Homestead ATBs and More Exclusive Offers at ModernCoinMart (MCM)

2015 Homestead ATBs

For the first time NGC has graded First Day of Issue labeled 5oz. Silver ATB coins. Right now this special release is only being offered by ModernCoinMart! They expect that future First Day of Issue ATBs will be graded in higher quantities than this inaugural release.

The First Day of Issue ATBs will come in a smaller, easier to store holder. For comparison, the dimensions of this holder are approximately 6.5″ x 5″ instead of the normal ATB holder size of approximately 7.5″x6″. Future First Day of Issue holders will be the same, smaller size. Clicking on the link below you will also find other select Early Releases and First Releases NGC Prooflike graded Homestead ATBs.

Buy 2015 Homestead ATBs – NGC “First Day of Issue”!

2015 Creatures of Myth and Legend

Lore of thousands of years speak of powerful creatures that ruled the heavens, two of which were animals related to the modern-day goat or sheep. In celebration of the Chinese lunar Year of the Goat, Tokelau has issued two coin designs in multiple finishes representing these beautiful mythical creatures which now reside in the celestial sphere above us at night. Add these beautiful Capricorn and Aries coins to your collection now!

Buy 2015 Creatures of Myth and Legend Now!

Narrow Reed Gold Eagle Varieties

Buy Narrow Reed Gold Eagle Varieties Now”!

Be sure to read more about the 2015 Gold Eagle Narrow Reed Variety here.

The Definitive Britannia 2015 United Kingdom £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin – Mintage: 2,000 and not 1,000 as Previously Stated on The Royal Mint Website

The Definitive Britannia 2015 United Kingdom £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin is a beautiful coin to state the least, but The Royal Mint has now added an ugliness to it by messing about with the coin’s maximum mintage figure: http://newcoinreleases.com/the-definitive-britannia-2015-united-kingdom-2-silver-proof-piedfort-coin-mintage-2000-and-not-1000-as-previously-stated-on-the-royal-mint-website/

Heroes SD War Collection: REVOLUTION 1 oz Silver Coins Released

SD Bullion has released the second coin in the Heroes SD War Collection, namely the Heroes SDWC Revolution 1 oz Silver coin on July the 4th. Be sure to get more information here.

Famous Ships That Never Sailed 1oz Proof Coin Series

The Renowned Ships That Never ever Sailed series released by the Perth Mint celebrates six of the planet&rsquos most and effectively recognized fictional ships, and adding a new chapter to maritime legends. Every of the released silver bullion coins will be minted to a silver proof high quality and will have a weight of a single complete troy ounce of silver (31.135 grams).


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