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1965 East Caribbean State 25 Cent coin pendant Golden Hind galleon ship Antilles Leeward British Virgin Windward Islands n000595

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UK British East Caribbean States 25 Cents {1955-1965} 7S FEATURING front: The "Golden Hind", ship of Sir Francis Drake (1542-1596) corsair & English explorer Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for her privateering circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. She was originally known as Pelican, but was renamed by Drake mid-voyage in 1578, in honour of his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose crest was a golden 'hind' (a female red deer). Hatton was one of the principal sponsors of Drake's world voyage. There is one full size replica in existence in London The British Caribbean Territories (Eastern Group), was composed of the following islands, from 1950-1965: Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, British Guiana, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Nevis, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Trinidad & Tobago. back: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Copper-nickel coin • diameter: 24 mm • weight: 6.57 g CHOOSE FROM DROP DOWN MENU {2.4 mm thick cords} • 22" black cotton necklace with lobster clasp • 24" stainless steel ball chain {lightweight 5 g} • 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} message me if you need a shorter length black necklace facebook.com/coinedJewelry instagram.com/coinedJewelry twitter.com/coinedJewelry pinterest.com/coinedJewelry tumblr.com/blog/coinedJewelry