THE GREAT TEA RACE 150th Anniversary 2oz Silver Coin 10$ Cook Islands 2016

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Mintage Limit ONLY - 999
  • Each coin is struck from 2oz. of pure silver
  • Coin with High relief
  • Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity + Presentation Case
$119.95
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  • Mintage Limit ONLY - 999
  • Each coin is struck from 2oz. of pure silver
  • Coin with High relief
  • Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity + Presentation Case

You have a unique chance to be one of the first who will have this coin. We will get it in the first day issue in Mint.

Dedicated to the 150th anniversary of The Great Tea Race. In 1866, some of the fastest clippers carrying cargo competed in a legendary sailing race. The aim was to transport the eagerly awaited tea crops from China to Great Britain in the shortest possible time.

After 99 days on their home-bound journey, the two fastest ships – the Taeping and the Ariel – arrived with a mere time difference of 25 minutes. The design of these coin issues is based on the oil painting by famous British maritime artist Jack Spurling. It shows the close finish between the two ships in the English Channel after a three-month head-to-head race, depicting their full sails with an astonishing high relief.

Product Details

Data sheet

Year:
2016
Face Value:
10 Dollars
Metal:
Silver
Fineness:
999/1000
Weight
2oz - 62.2g
Size (mm):
38.61
Mintage:
999
Quality:
Proof
Certificate COA:
Yes
Presentation Case:
Yes
Country:
Cook Islands
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