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1970 Bermuda 50 cents coin pendant keychain necklace Sea Venture ship red LION leo London Company Island British West Indies coin k000045

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1970 Bermuda 50 cents FEATURING front: Bermuda National coat of arms The coat of arms of Bermuda depicts a red lion holding a shield that has a depiction of a wrecked ship upon it. The red lion is a symbol of England. The wrecked ship is the Sea Venture, the flagship of the Virginia Company. The ship was deliberately driven on to the reefs of Bermuda, by Admiral Sir George Somers, in 1609, to prevent it from foundering in a storm. All aboard survived, resulting in the settlement of the island. The Latin motto under the coat of arms, Quo Fata Ferunt, means “Whither the Fates Carry [Us]”. back: Queen Elizabeth II, wearing crown • quantity 1 • polished Copper-nickel coin • diameter: 30.5 mm • weight: 12.42 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" silver plated ball chain 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} ****If you need different length black necklace please message me*****