2012 1/4 oz Proof Gold €50 Great French Ships (The Hermione)

2012 1/4 oz Proof Gold €50 Great French Ships (The Hermione)

Product Specifications

Product ID: 70622
Year: 2012
Grade: Proof
Grade Service: None
Denomination: 50 Euro
Mint Mark: Not Shown
Metal Content: 0.25 troy oz
Purity: .920
Manufacturer: Monnaie de Paris
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Diameter: 22 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

Product Details

This is the first gold coin of a the series honoring great French ships. Every year for five years, this series will pay tribute to a sailing ship, a warship and an ocean liner.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains .25 oz of Gold.
  • Comes in a capsule with a mint box and a certificate of authenticity.
  • Mintage of only 1500 coins.
  • Obverse: The Hermione with wind in all her sails, upon a stormy sea. The ship's helm and jibs are clearly visible.
  • Reverse: The Hermione's figurehead of a lion holding a coat of arms is depicted on the front sail.

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The Hermione became famous when General Lafayette ferried her to the United States in 1780 to join the American side in the American Revolutionary War. A replica was launched in 2012 to re-enact this historical journey.

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