The Mayflower is the topic of a brand new Reverse Frosted Sensible Uncirculated silver greenback (a bullion coin) struck by the Pobjoy Mint for the British Virgin Islands.
The coin celebrates the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim voyage on the Mayflower.
In September 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, to America, aspiring to land in an space they thought was a part of the Virginia Firm’s established colony. The 102 passengers and 30 crew aboard the Mayflower have been in quest of a brand new life, and would go on to be often known as the Pilgrims and affect the way forward for the US of America in methods they may have by no means imagined.
The Mayflower was a square-rigged ship with a beak head bow and excessive constructions fore and aft that protected the crew and the principle deck from the weather. Its stern carried a 30-foot excessive, sq. aft-castle that made the ship extraordinarily tough to sail in opposition to the wind. Consequently, the Mayflower’s voyage from England to America took greater than two months to finish.
The reverse of the British Virgin Islands coin options the Mayflower with a Reverse Frosted impact on the coin. The phrases THE MAYFLOWER are inscribed on the high and 1620 – 2020 on the backside.
The coin’s obverse options Pobjoy’s unique effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
The coin weighs 31.103 grams, measures 38.6 millimeters in diameter and has a mintage restrict of 10,000 items.
Launched on Jan. 28 with a worth about 150 % of the dear metallic worth, the coin shortly offered out to distributors.
Costs at distributors like American Treasured Metals Alternate are actually approaching 190 % of the metallic worth.
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