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Re: Sea-going sailing ships (circa 1500 to 1850)
« Reply #60 on: April 26, 2014, 09:33:51 PM »
Isle of Man, 1 crown, 1999.  Sir Walter Raleigh.

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« Reply #61 on: April 27, 2014, 01:56:49 PM »
USA, half dollar, 1920.  Tercentenary of the voyage of the Pilgrim Fathers.

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« Reply #62 on: April 27, 2014, 08:09:29 PM »
Russia, 25 rubles, 1996.  Battle of Gangut, 1714.

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« Reply #63 on: April 28, 2014, 08:41:49 PM »
Cook Islands, $1, 1972.  Jacob Roggeveen's discovery of Samoa.

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« Reply #64 on: April 28, 2014, 08:42:34 PM »
Samoa, $10, 1992.  The Fleet of Roggeveen.

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« Reply #65 on: April 28, 2014, 08:49:37 PM »
Cook Islands, $100 (gold), 1975.  James Cook's return to England from his second voyage.

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« Reply #66 on: April 29, 2014, 12:09:37 AM »
I didn't realise George III looked like a fine young feller, rather than a toad and that Cook looked just like George Washington. After that, sails set for a stiff wind with practically no waves is easy to accept. :P

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Re: Sea-going sailing ships (circa 1500 to 1850)
« Reply #67 on: April 30, 2014, 12:33:31 AM »
Bermuda, $30, 2007.  San Pedro.

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« Reply #68 on: April 30, 2014, 12:35:37 AM »
Bermuda, $3, 1998.  Deliverance, a pinnace.
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« Reply #69 on: April 30, 2014, 12:47:16 AM »
Niue, $10, 1992.  HMS Resolution, a sloop.
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« Reply #70 on: April 30, 2014, 12:47:51 AM »
Niue, $10, 1992.  Captain Cook.

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« Reply #71 on: April 30, 2014, 01:08:21 AM »
Tonga, 1 pa'anga, 1991.  Schouten and Le Maire, and their ship the Eendracht.

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« Reply #72 on: May 02, 2014, 01:03:08 AM »
Cook Islands, $50, 1990.   Henry Hudson.

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« Reply #73 on: May 02, 2014, 01:05:44 AM »
Cook Islands, $50, 1993.   Francisco de Orellana.

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« Reply #74 on: May 02, 2014, 10:20:33 PM »
Cook Islands, $50, 1990.  Walter Raleigh.