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De Heemskerck $5.


A voyage of discovery.

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New Zealand 5 Dollars 1996.

Silver Proof Sterling, Fantastic Frosted Proof, 38.61 mm diameter, weight 31.47gms.

Comes with case and certificate.

Abel Tasman is credited with being the first European explorer to sight New Zealand.

On a voyage to the South Pacific in 1642, the Dutch explorer commanded two ships, De Heemskerck and Zeehaan,

which sailed a wide arc to the south and east of New Zealand.Record has it that on 13 December 1642 the expedition sighted a large , mountainous land looming up to the south-east.

Catalogue: KM# 102.

Royal Canadian Mint, 3,000.


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