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Why order this Triangular 1 oz Silver 2021 $1 Australia Shipwreck Series - Zeewijk?
The Zeewijk departed the Netherlands for Batavia in 1726. The ship carried ten chests with a total of more than 315,000 guilders and a crew of 208 men. 28 of them died before the ship reached the Cape of Good Hope. In 1727, the ship met its demise on a reef of the coast of Western Australia. 11 survivors left in a longboat to seek help in Batavia never to be seen again. The other survivors salvaged what was left of the original ship and built the Sloepie, the first ship ever built in Australia by Europeans 82 men finally reached Batavia four weeks after leaving Australia.
Striking Zeewijk Design
Obverse: On the obverse are a mix of scenes from the history of the Zeewijk. The coin's face value, "ONE DOLLAR," is inscribed at the bottom. At the top is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, which is joined by inscriptions of her name, "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," and "2021."
Reverse: The reverse bears an image of the Zeewijk at full sail on the high seas. When flipped, the ship is seen as it ended up, capsized. Inscriptions on this face read, "ZEEWIJK," "1 OZ .999 AG," and "1727."
Don't miss your chance to own this Triangular 2021 $1 Australia 1 oz Silver Shipwreck Series - Zeewijk.
This 2021 Australia Shipwreck Series - Zeewijk Triangular 1 oz Silver $1 Coin GEM BU is proudly minted by the Royal Australian Mint. The Royal Australian Mint releases both circulating currency and collectible coins.
|Year of Issue:||2021|
|Mint:||Royal Australian Mint|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|