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Vliegenthart, sunk in 1735

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: NETHERLANDS 1601-1816
Item Description: DUCAT 1729 UTRECHT VLIEGENTHART SHIPWRECK
Full Grade: NGC AU Details
Owner: jim hawkins

Set Details

Custom Sets: Davy Jones Locker
Competitive Sets: This coin is not competing in any sets.
Research: NGC Coin Price Guide

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Vliegenthart, sunk in 1735 off Zeeland, the Netherlands ...

The East Indiaman Vliegenthart (“Flying Hart” in Dutch) had just departed Rammekens for the East Indies when the deadly combination of a northeast gale, a spring tide and pilot error sent her into a sand bank behind her sister-ship Anna Catharina. The latter ship broke apart in the storm while the Vliegenthart, damaged and firing her cannons in distress, slipped off the bank and sank in 10 fathoms of water. All hands on both ships were lost.

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