“In 2020, the world commemorates the 400th anniversary of that perilous voyage and The Royal Mint has chosen the talents of Chris Costello for the reverse design of its coin commemorating the famous ship.”
Image courtesy The Royal Mint. Sculpt by Jody Clark.
“I wanted to create a romantic view with stylised waves that contrasted with the precarious position of the ship in rough seas, thus making an iconic and memorable design – a contemporary coin with subtle traditional beauty that both Britons and Americans would appreciate and want to own as a keepsake in memory of this historic event.”
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