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|1990 Bi-Centenary of the Original Lifeboat Medallion|
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1790 - 1990 Bi-Centenary of the Original Lifeboat Silver Medallion by the Royal Mint
The Royal Mint issued a silver medallion in 1990 to commemorate the bi-centenary of the original lifeboat.
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'The Original' Lifeboat
'The Original' is a lifeboat launched in 1790. During its 42 years in service the boat was used to save over 300 lives without losing a crew member.
The obverse shows an image of the lifeboat in action. The text reads - 1790 LIFEBOAT BI-CENTENARY 'THE ORIGINAL'.
The reverse is a shield bearing various heraldic devices, presumably symbolising the Royal Mint, with the legend:- ROYAL MINT
|'The Original' Bi-Centenary Medallion, Silver||63.40 mms*||2,500||152.5 grams||.925||4.5353 troy ounces|
AMW = Actual Metal Weight = Weight of pure precious metal content in troy ounces.
* Royal Mint Stated diameter in millimetres = 63.
Postage & Packing:
UK: At buyer's Risk £3.50 or
Fully Insured £9 (Usually by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
USA: Airmail at buyer's risk $10 or
Fully Insured $20
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