Currently Out of Stock
- Product Details
Mintage of only 5,000 coins!
This Silver coin is the third in a five-coin series.
The Hampton features the USS Monitor, the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States Navy, also includes a colored depiction of the battle with Virginia. Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse. The first-ever clash between two ironclad warships took place during the American Civil War on Hampton Roads, a body of water on the US east coast. On the Confederate side was Virginia, a wooden frigate previously known as USS Merrimack, which had been sunk and then rebuilt as an ironclad ram. During the second day of the battle, she encountered the Union Monitor. A completely new design of ironclad, her extremely low profile meant that she had no more than 18 inches of armoured deck visible above the water line. After fighting for several hours, mostly at close range, neither ship had landed a decisive blow, their armour-plating proving effective. Nevertheless, the battle marked the dawn of a new era in maritime warfare.
Unsure how to buy Silver? APMEX makes buying Silver online easy with a wide selection of Silver for sale. Call our Account Managers today to get started buying Silver!
APMEX takes pride in being one of the most innovative companies in our industry. In true innovation, we leveraged partnerships with the top coin grading agencies to create CoinGrade+™, providing relevant numismatic information, synced daily with third-party grading services, ensuring you have the most up-to-date information available.Learn More
The total number of coins produced at a specific mint for a particular date and mintmark combination.
|Grade||Proof - 70 UCAM|
The total number of coins that have obtained a higher grade than the subject coin by a particular grading service.
|Mint Mark||P - Perth Mint|
Not yet rated. Be the first to Write a Review
We provide all of our customers with a refund, return and / or exchange on everything we sell including all bullion and certified coins. If for any reason, you have a problem, please feel free to call us. We will always do our best to accommodate you.