CUTTY SARK Ships That Changed The World Silver Coin 1$ Tuvalu 2012
The fifth, and final, release in the charming series 'Ships that Changed the World', features the Cutty Sark. The clipper Cutty Sark was built in 1869 at Dumbarton, Scotland. It was destined for the tea trade, then an intensely competitive race across the globe from China to London. Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.