Bound in the pages of Bram Stoker’s gothic horror story Dracula, The Demeter is the third vessel to feature in the Famous Ships That Never Sailed coin series.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The Famous Ships That Never Sailed – The Demeter 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 Demeter and the cliff top Whitby Abbey surrounded by vampire bats. A representation of a full moon and the inscriptions ‘Dracula’ and ‘The Demeter’ also feature as part of the design.
No more than 3,000 of these Famous Ships That Never Sailed – The Demeter 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coins will be released.
Unique Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Each coin is presented in a wooden case moulded in the shape of a book with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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, the 2013 year-date and the weight and fineness of the coin.
Commissioned product struck by The Perth Mint.
The exciting 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 Demeter, the phantom ship used by Count Dracula, transported the fictional vampire from Transylvania to England in what became a final and terrifying passage for her crew.
Previous Releases: The Flying Dutchman and The Pequod
Forthcoming 2014 Releases: The Jolly Roger, The Gloria Scott and The Nautilus