Famous Ships That Never Sailed

Famous Ships That Never Sailed

The Famous Ships That Never Sailed series released by the Perth Mint celebrates six of the world’s most and well known fictional ships, and adding a new chapter to maritime legends. Each of the released silver bullion coins will be minted to a silver proof quality and will have a weight of one full troy ounce of silver (31.135 grams). These coins will be beautifully presented in a timber case in the form of a book with an exclusive mintage of only 3,000 of each design released by the mint. The six released coins in this series will feature the ships, The Flying Dutchman, The Pequod, The Dementer, The Jolly Roger, The Gloria Scott and finally The Nautilus.

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Famous Ships That Never Sailed


FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - FLYING DUTCHMAN 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Chimira

TheChimira, from the seven voyages of Sinbad the Salior, throughout his seven voyages Sinbad and his crew sailed on-board his trusty ship the ChimeraReleased in 2015 and the last in the series with a total of 3,000 silver 1oz proof coins have been minted.



FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - FLYING DUTCHMAN 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Nautilus

The Natiluscoin, the deadly submarine featured in the 20,000 Leagues Under the Seanovel, classic science fiction novel written by author Jules Verne and published in 1870. Released in 2015 with a total of 3,000 silver 1oz proof coins have been minted.



FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - FLYING DUTCHMAN 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Gloria Scott

TheGloria Scott, The Adventure of the Gloria Scott, by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a short stories featuring detective Sherlock Holmes. Released in 2014 and the first in the series with a total of 3,000 silver 1oz proof coins have been minted.



FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - FLYING DUTCHMAN 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchma, the phantom ship believed to foreshadow disaster. Released in 2013 and the first in the series with a total of 3,000 silver 1oz proof coins have been minted.




FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - PEQUOD 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Pequod

The Pequod from the famous Herman Melville’s literary classic Moby Dick. Released in 2013 and the second in the series with 3,000 of these silver 1oz proof coins will be minted.




FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED – THE DEMETER 2013 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Dementer

The Demeter is the third vessel to feature in this coin series, from Bram Stoker’s gothic horror story Dracula. Released in 2013 and the third in the series, a total mintage of only 3,000 silver proof 1oz coins will be released..



FAMOUS SHIPS THAT NEVER SAILED - THE JOLLY ROGER 2014 1OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

The Jolly Roger

The Jolly Roger, from James Barrie classic tale Peter Pan. Released in 2014 and the fourth coin in this series, with no more than 3,000 of these silver proof coins will be minted.

 

 

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint


Series Coin Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2013-2014

 

Further Coin Information

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