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― Will Rogers
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The second issue of the new Pirate Queens Series is the
2021 Solomon Islands Ching Shih
- Material: Pure Silver (99.99%)
- Finish: BU
- Weight: 1 oz
- Diameter: 40.00 mm
- Face Value: $2.00
- Reverse: A majestic phoenix draws a circle around the ship with its tail. The inscription “CHING SHIH” and the weight and fineness complete the design.
- Obverse: The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, the denomination and the year of issue.
Source: The Coin Shoppe
This premium bullion coin from the Royal Australian Mint depicts the pirate ship of Ching Shih.
Zheng Yi Sao (also known as Ching Shih), who was a woman who led of one of the largest, most successful and feared gang of pirates the world has ever seen. Sao’s reign as the queen of pirates was short-lived but reached heights never seen before or since. She was responsible for a great amount of terror — terror so great that China was willing to let her and her followers simply walk away as long as they would only let go of their stranglehold on the country. Source: Historian Andrew
In case you missed it, these are the other 2022 coin I have shown:
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