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July Mystery Coin Competition Winners

The proper solution to our newest Mystery Coin competition is:

Ships That Altered The Globe &#8211 Cutty Sark 2012 1oz Silver Evidence Coin.

Cutty_Sark

Cutty Sark&#8216s name derives from Robert Burns&#8217 famous poem Tam O&#8217 Shanter about a farmer named Tam who is chased by a witch dressed only in a ‘cutty sark’ &#8211 an previous Scottish identify for a quick nightdress. The witch was portrayed as a figurehead on Cutty Sark’s bow.

The renowned ship was badly broken by fire in 2007 although undergoing conservation, but has given that been restored and was reopened to the public in Greenwich, London in April 2012.

Created in 1869, Cutty Sark was one particular of the quickest clippers to transport tea from China to London. But with the developing good results of steam ships on the shorter Suez Canal route, she turned to the trade in wool from Australia, the place she held the record time to Britain for ten years.

Congratulations to the following winners who submitted correct answers on Facebook or e-mail (through the website submit):

  • Stephen Grieshaber
  • Harbeen Kaur
  • Heidi Layland
  • Vicki Emanuel
  • Steve Garlesky

If you didn’t win this time, please observe our Facebook web page and site for one more Mystery Coin competition in the not too distant future.

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