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New commemorative coin: Polish Ships – Lublin Class Minelayer-landing Ship

The Bank of Poland will issue on June 19th a new commemorative 2 zl coin in the Polish Ships series, dedicated to the  Lublin Class Minelayer-landing Ship.

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Technical Details:

Alloy: CuAl5Zn5Sn1
Finish: standard
Diameter: 27,00 mm
Weight: 8,15 g
Mintage: up to 800000

The Lublin class  (also know as Projekt 767) are minelayer-landing ships that were designed and built for the Polish Navy, being in service since 1989. Because of the Communism fall, only five of of the twelve planned ships were built, in the Northern Shipyard in Gdańsk. They can carry up to 9 T-72 tanks or 17 transport vehicles and 135 equipped troops. The ships were named after the chief cities of the Piast dynasty.

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If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, you can access it in our catalog: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/poland/2-zl-2013-polish-ships-lublin-class-minelayer-landing-ship-28999

Flying Dutchman and Pequod (Moby-Dick) – Tuvalu silver coins

Perth Mint issued for Tuvalu two new 1 Dollar coins in the “Famous Ships That Never Sailed” serie.

One is the Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship that foreshadow disaster to its viewers and was cursed to sail the seas forever. You may know the ship from the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, its captain was David Jones (on the real legend the captain was mostly like Bernard Fokke).

Flying Dutchman

Flying Dutchman

The other coin is Pequod, a fictional whaleship from the Moby-Dick book, written by Herman Melville. The book’s story is about the Pequod, its crew (Captain Ahab, Ishmael, Queequeg, Peleg and others) and its mission to capture Moby Dick, a white sperm whale.

 

Pequod

Pequod

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http://www.allnumis.com/coin/tuvalu/1-dollar-2013-pequod-28740

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