Famous Naval Battles - Battle of Trafalgar 1805

Cook Islands 2010 - $1 - Famous Naval Battles - Battle of Trafalgar 1805 - 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin

5.000 of these coins were issued by Perth Mint!
This silver coin comes is dedicated to famous naval battles in history.
$99.45

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Country Cook Islands
Year 2010
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 1
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 40,6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Mintage 5000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $99.45
Coin Story

Fought near the Spanish port of Cadiz on 21 October 1805, the Battle of Trafalgar ended Napoleon Bonaparte's plan to invade Britain. Brave tactics employed by Lord Nelsons outnumbered fleet saw the Royal Navy achieve one of its most celebrated victories. But it came at the cost of the legendary Admirals life. Picked off by a French marksman, Nelson died aboard his illustrious flagship, HMS Victory.

Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse portrays the HMS Victory, the flagship of Lord Nelson and the Royal Navy. The design, which also includes the Mints "P" Mintmark, also features a colored section representing the battle.

Obverse Design

Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands, the coin bears the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2010 year-date on its obverse.

Packaging

The Famous Naval Battles - Battle of Trafalgar 1805 silver coin comes encapsulated in a presentation case and a "Naval Battle" shipper, with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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