Famous Naval Battles Series

The Famous Naval Battlesa series of five silver proof coins depicts five famous battles from history, starting with the release of the first coins The Battle of Salamis in 480BC and The Battle of Trafalgar 1805, and ending with The Battle of Hampton Roads 1862, The Battle Of Juttland 1916 and finally The Battle Of Midway 1942. Each silver proof coin is housed in a case and comes with an illustrated shipper, also each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of each of these coins.


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The Famous Naval Battle Series 2010-2011


Salamis

Battle of Salamis 480 BC

The Perth Mints Battle of Salamis in 480 BC, portrays a coloured image of a trireme a fast and agile warship used by ancient civilisations . Released in 2010 and the first in the series no more than 5,000 of these silver proof coins have been minted.



Trafalgar

Battle of Trafalgar 1805

The Perth Mints Battle of Trafalgar, the design depicts the HMS Victory. Released in 2010 and the second in the series no more than5,000 of these silver proof coins have been minted.




Hampton Roads

Battle of Hampton Roads1862

The Perth Mints Battle of Hampton Roads, the design depicts the first ever clash between two iron clad warships during the American civil war. Released in 2010 and the third in the series no more than 5,000 of these silver proof coins have been minted.


Jutland

Battle of Jutland 1916

The Perth Mints Battle of Jutland, The Battle of Jutland was historys biggest ever naval battle involving 250 ships, the fighting took place in the North Sea on 31 May 1916 between the British Grand Fleet and the Imperial Germany Navy. Released in 2011 and the fourth in the series no more than 5,000 of these silver proof coins have been minted.


Midway

Battle of Midway 1942

The Perth Mints Battle of Midway, The Battle of Midway (1942) was fought near the Pacific island of Midway, and is considered a turning point in the Second World War. Released in 2011 and the fifth in the series no more than 5,000 of these silver proof coins have been minted.

 

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Series Specifications 2010-2011

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2010-2011

 

Further Coin Information

More information on this release can be found at the Perth Mint.