Author Topic: Falkland Islands 1992: 400th anniversary of first sighting  (Read 460 times)

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Here is an image of a Royal Mint sketch made for the occasion, artist unknown. It isn't marvellous.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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Re: Falkland Islands 1992: 400th anniversary of first sighting
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2017, 02:13:40 PM »
And the actually issued coin.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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Re: Falkland Islands 1992: 400th anniversary of first sighting
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2017, 02:26:18 PM »
Here is an image of a Royal Mint sketch made for the occasion, artist unknown. It isn't marvellous.

It's not just un-marvellous, it's the wrong ship type. A century too early.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: Falkland Islands 1992: 400th anniversary of first sighting
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2017, 04:16:54 PM »
The ship that is depicted in the design is the Desire, which is depicted in the exact same way as in the coat of arms of the Falkland Islands.