Edward Teach Blackbeard


This coin is part of series Famous Pirates



Edward Teach (c. 1680 22 November 1718), better known as Blackbeard, was a notorious English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies during the early 18th century. Teach was most likely born in Bristol, although little is known about his early life. In 1716 he joined the crew of Benjamin Hornigold, a pirate who operated from the Caribbean island of New Providence. He quickly acquired his own ship, Queen Anne's Revenge, and from 1717 to 1718 became a renowned pirate. His cognomen, Blackbeard, was derived from his thick black beard and fearsome appearance; he was reported to have tied lit fuses under his hat to frighten his enemies.


Key Selling Points:
Pirates
Ships
Low mintage and attractive coin

Specifications
Art.-No VU1201 Metal Silver
Country Vanuatu Fineness .925
Year 2012 Weight 20 grams
Face Value 50 Vatu Diameter 30x45mm
Quality PROOF Mintage 1'000 pcs.
Special Features Partly colored and frosted (beach)
Scope of Delivery Capsule, box and certificate
Availability Issued

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This coin is part of the Famous Pirates series.
The following coins are already issued in this series:

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