Red tarnishing on some edges. The 20 medals are solid Sterling Silver and layered in 24ct Gold, each weighing 20.3 grams. The coins are in great condition considering their age.
The set comes with the official letter as seen in scan. The medallions focus on Captain Cooks travels.#1 Departure from Plymouth in 1768. #2 Landfall at Tierra del Fuego 1769. #3 Arriving at Matavai Bay Tahiti in 1769. #4 Nick Young sighting the coast of NZ in 1769. #5 Landing at Botany Bay in 1770.
#6 Endeavour strikes the Great Barrier Reef in 1770. #7 Cook takes possession of NSW in 1770. #8 Received at Court by King George III in 1771.#9 The resolution and the Endeavour cross the Antarctic circle in 1773. #10 Astronomical observations at Dusky Bay NZ in 1773. #11 Cook takes on board Omai and Odiddy in 1773. #12 Cook visits Easter Island in 1774. #13 Landing at Erromanga, New Hebrides in 1774. #14 Cook sits for portrait by Nathaniel Dance in 1776. #15 Repairing the Resolution at Van Diemans Land in 1777.
#16 Last idyll in the Pacific in 1778. #17 Exploration of Nootka Sound in 1778.#18 Cook reaches Siberia in 1778. #19 Search for North West Passage in 1778. #20 Death of Cook in 1779. You must return items in their original packaging and in the same condition as when you received them.
All items are sent standard post within Australia. If you require registered post or express post please choose that option at checkout. Yes I can post internationally. The item "Captain Cook Medals by the Franklin Mint 24ct Gold on. 925 Sterling Silver Coins" is in sale since Saturday, November 10, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Cultural, Religious\Australiana". The seller is "999pure" and is located in Wide Bay-Burnett, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.