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2020 1 oz Australian Shipwreck Series - Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon) NGC One of First 20 Struck MS70 Certificate #9 .9999 Gold Coin BU

2020 1 oz Australian Shipwreck Series - Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon) NGC One of First 20 Struck MS70 Certificate #9 .9999 Gold Coin BU

2020 1 oz Australian Shipwreck Series - Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon) NGC One of First 20 Struck MS70 Certificate #9 .9999 Gold Coin BU
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Buy or sell 2020 1 oz Australian Shipwreck Series - Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon) NGC One of First 20 Struck MS70 Certificate #9 .9999 Gold Coin BU at the best price online from LPM. Bulk & payment discounts apply!

In collaboration with The Royal Australian Mint, LPM is pleased to present the second release in the Australian Shipwreck series featuring the Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon). For the first time in bullion, the series will feature coins that are triangular-shaped in size. The Gilt Dragon follows on from the popular first release in the series featuring the Batavia.

The exquisite design of the reverse conveys two scenes to communicate the journey of the Gilt Dragon. With the image of the ship viewed upright, the Gilt Dragon is shown setting sail in its full glory. Flipping the coin to view the text of ‘1656’ and ‘Vergulde Draeck' upright depicts the ship in its final state capsized shortly after wrecking in 1656. The obverse design depicts scenes from the dramatic story of the Gilt Dragon before its ultimate demise.

Product Highlights

  • One of First 20 Struck designation, graded MS70 by NGC
  • Comes with certificate of authenticity #9 !
  • Second release in the four coin series
  • Contains 1oz of .9999 fine gold
  • Limited Mintage of 250 coins worldwide
  • Unique triangular-shape
  • Fitted in elegant presentation case
  • Australian Legal Tender

 

History & Significance

These coins are the second of the Australian Shipwreck Series, following the Batavia release of 2019. On the morning of 28 April 1656, a VOC ship called the Vergulde Draeck, travelling towards Batavia (now Jakarta) with a load of trade goods, coins, cargo, passengers and crew, struck an uncharted reef off the coast of Western Australia. The reef gutted the ship and only 75 of the crew survived, along with a small quantity of provisions and a single boat.

The under steersman, Abraham Leeman, took the boat and six crew on an astonishing and gruelling journey to Batavia and reported the wreck. Several attempts were made to rescue the survivors, but they were never located. The wreck of the Vergulde Draeck was discovered in 1963 and was excavated in 1972. Some 19,000 coins were recovered, mainly Spanish reals and some Japanese silver coins. The mystery of what became of the survivors of the Vergulde Draeck has never been answered. This was one of the most enigmatic episodes of Australia’s maritime history.

Additional Info

Year 2020
Metal Content 1 oz
Denomination $ 100
Purity 9999
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Country Australia
Manufacturer Royal Australian Mint
Mintage 250
Diameter (mm) 33.9
Series Australian Shipwreck
Box & Certificate Yes

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