The Pequod and all but one of her crew were victims of Captain Ahab’s obsession to hunt and kill the white whale in Herman Melville’s literary classic, Moby Dick.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The Famous Ships That Never Sailed – Pequod 1oz coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Stunning Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a representation of the Pequod and the sperm whale, Moby Dick. The inscriptions ‘Moby Dick’ and ‘The Pequod’ also feature as part of the design.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the obverse of this coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2013 year-date.
Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is presented in a wooden display case in the shape of a book and comes accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
No more than 3,000 of the Famous Ships That Never Sailed – Pequod 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coins will be released.
Commissioned product struck by The Perth Mint.
The exciting new Famous Ships That Never Sailed series captures the unforgettable tales of the legendary tall ships bound in the pages of literature and the classical arts.
The Pequod coin's reverse features a representation of the famed ship and the sperm whale, Moby Dick. All but one of her crew were victims of Captain Ahab’s obsession to hunt and kill the white whale in Herman Melville’s literary classic.