Remaining Coin in British Virgin Islands Ship Collection Options HMS Formidable


Final Coin in British Virgin Islands Ship Series Features HMS Formidable

  • Sixth coin in a New 2022 dated six-coin collection that includes fashionable ships
  • Out there as a formed $1 coin produced in Virenium
  • Very low subject restrict of 1,950
  • Collector’s album to retailer the set additionally out there
  • Particular Pop-in Presentation pack to carry every coin now out there

The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce the sixth and last coin in our new collection that includes ships linked to the British Virgin Islands.

The sixth coin within the assortment options Royal Navy ship HMS Formidable, a 98-gun man-of-war beneath the command of the British Royal Navy. The design on the coin reveals a facet picture of the crusing ship.

Formidable was launched on August 20, 1777, at Chatham and it’s principally identified for her participation within the Battle of the Saintes, an essential naval battle within the Caribbean between the British and the French through the American Revolutionary Battle.

In 1782, Formidable served as Admiral George Brydges Rodney’s flagship on the Battle of the Saintes and was accompanied by three 98-gun ships: HMS Barfleur, HMS Prince George, and HMS Duke, plus the 90-gun HMS Namur. Her most essential motion was the breaking of the French line in the midst of the battle, and the ultimate pursuit of the Ville de Paris.

In whole, she fired 80 broadsides through the battle, totaling 35 tons of shot. Her losses had been comparatively mild given each the ferocity of the battle and the large French losses: 14 killed and 39 wounded. After the battle, she ended up in Port Royal, Jamaica, and it wasn’t till 1813 that she was damaged up.

The coin is offered in Virenium, a metallic developed by Pobjoy Mint that’s mild gold in colour.

This beautiful coin will probably be offered in a Pobjoy Mint presentation pouch, with a particular collector’s album to accommodate all cash on this collection. The obverse of the coin options an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II produced solely by Pobjoy Mint.

Presentation

The Virenium $1 British Virgin Islands coin is obtainable in a capsule solely. A particular album and a presentation pop-in pack can be found individually to accommodate the cash.

Coin Specs

Steel: Virenium Alloy
Diameter: 28.40 mm
Weight: 8.00 g
Difficulty Restrict: 1,950

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