In the Perth Mint’s Black Flag series of pure silver coins for sale, the pirate ships of the Golden Age of Piracy are celebrated in unique designs. For the second issue of the series, the Perth Mint features The Royal Fortune, a ship pirated by the famed Bartholomew Roberts. Right now, 2020 1 oz Tuvalu Black Flag The Royal Fortune Silver Coins are available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives with an individual plastic flip!
- 2nd coin in the Black Flag Series!
- Limited mintage of only 15,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $1 (TVD) backed by the government of Tuvalu.
- The obverse features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is a depiction of The Royal Fortune, the flagship of Black Bart.
Each of the 2020 1 oz Tuvalu Black Flag The Royal Fortune Silver Coins in this listing comes to you with an individual plastic flip. This coin is the second in its series and comes with brilliant .9999 pure silver content.
The Royal Fortune was the flagship of Bartholomew Roberts, a Welshman who made his name as a pirate in the Caribbean and off the west coast of Africa during the Golden Age of Piracy. Roberts was known throughout his career as Black Bart and was so influential even inspired the fictional character known as Dread Pirate Roberts. He is considered one of the most successful pirates of the age when measured by the number of ships captured. Most estimates put the number of ships he captured above 400 in total.
The obverse of 2020 Tuvalu Black Flag The Royal Fortune Silver Coins comes with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This effigy is the fourth-generation portrait of the Queen that was designed in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley.
On the reverse side of the 2020 1 oz Black Flag The Royal Fortune Silver Coin is a depiction of Black Bart’s ship, The Royal Fortune. As the ship cruises along the ocean waves, a pirate skull rises in the background as though it were the Moon rising on a cloudless night. Black Bart is credited by many with developing the famed skull-and-crossbones design used on countless pirate flags.
The Perth Mint was founded in 1899 as the final of three Royal Mint branch mints on the Australian continent. By 1901, Australia had charted a course toward independence with its federation movement. By 1965, Australia had established the Royal Australian Mint as its sovereign mint. The British then transferred control of the Perth Mint to the state government of Western Australia.
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