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.
This .920 fine .25 oz Gold Proof coin depicts The Hermione. She became famous when Gen. 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.
- Contains .25 oz of Gold.
- Comes in Capsule with Mint box and Certificate of Authenticity.
- 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 lion holding a coat of arms is depicted on the front sail.
- Mintage of only 1500 coins!
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|Mint Mark:||Not Shown|
|Metal Content:||0.25 troy oz|
|Manufacturer:||Monnaie de Paris|