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Behind the Craft - Boston Tea Party

On December 16th 1773, American colonists fought back against unfair British taxation with a peaceful but powerful protest that became one of the first acts in the American revolution.

The 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party is celebrated on this range of limited edition coins with an exclusive new design by the American coin artist, Joel Iskowitz.

His design captures the scene as, guided by the lamplight of one of the leading Sons of Liberty, hundreds of men disguised as Native Americans boarded three ships and poured 342 chests of East India Company tea into the icy waters of Boston Harbour.

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2023 Boston Tea Party 250th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin

ONLY 5000 COINS WORLDWIDE
Shipping from 21st of May

£99.00
Join us to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of one of the most significant moments in US history with this limited edition 1oz Silver Proof coin

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Rebellion is in the air and young nation is on the verge of a quest for liberty. Join us in celebrating one of the most significant moments in US history - The 250th Anniversary of The Boston Tea Party. 
Only 5000 of these exceptional 1oz Silver Proof coins have been minted worldwide giving serious collectors an opportunity to acquire a piece of history. Designed by Joel Iskowitz and developed and supported by The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, each coin is accompanied by a bespoke tea box presentation case, certificate and booklet and our special edition Boston Tea Party teabags so you can taste the blend  which filled the 342 chests that ended up in the harbour waters. 
• Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party
• Exclusive new design by celebrated coin artist Joel Iskowitz
• Strictly limited edition of just 5000 coins worldwide
• One ounce of sparkling 999 fine silver
• Struck to our highest Proof quality finish
• Luxury tea box presentation case, certificate of authenticity, storytelling booklet and complimentary tea bags

Product Detail

Rebellion is in the air and young nation is on the verge of a quest for liberty. Join us in celebrating one of the most significant moments in US history - The 250th Anniversary of The Boston Tea Party. 
Only 5000 of these exceptional 1oz Silver Proof coins have been minted worldwide giving serious collectors an opportunity to acquire a piece of history. Designed by Joel Iskowitz and developed and supported by The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, each coin is accompanied by a bespoke tea box presentation case, certificate and booklet and our special edition Boston Tea Party teabags so you can taste the blend  which filled the 342 chests that ended up in the harbour waters. 
• Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party
• Exclusive new design by celebrated coin artist Joel Iskowitz
• Strictly limited edition of just 5000 coins worldwide
• One ounce of sparkling 999 fine silver
• Struck to our highest Proof quality finish
• Luxury tea box presentation case, certificate of authenticity, storytelling booklet and complimentary tea bags

Specification

  • Alloy

    Silver - 999Ag

  • Denomination

    £1

  • Weight

    1oz

  • Authority

    St Helena

  • Diameter

    38.6mm

  • Edge

    Milled

  • Issue limit

    5000

  • Total Mintage

    5000

Stories

The Boston Tea Party

The colonists’ protests against British taxation came to a head on the night of December 16th, 1773, when a group of men known as the ‘Sons of Liberty’ boarded three ships moored on Griffin Wharf; the Beaver, Eleanor and Dartmouth, each loaded with tonnes of East India Company tea.

During a meticulously planned operation the Sons of Liberty dumped 342 chests of tea into the icy Boston waters, enough to brew 18 million cups! While the cargo was destroyed there was no violence, nothing was stolen and no damage was made to the ships or their crews. The Sons of Liberty even swept the decks clean and put everything back where they had found it; apart from the tea, of course!
As a result of the Boston Tea Party the British closed down Boston Harbour, cutting off a significant source of colonial trade and income. This simply served to harden the colonists’ resolve against the British, sparking a series of co-ordinated protests that ultimately led to the first acts of the American revolution on April 19th, 1775.

Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, the peaceful but powerful protest that sparked the fires of the American Revolution, with this exclusive new design by celebrated artist Joel Iskowitz.

This stunning, limited edition 1oz silver proof coin captures the moonlit scene as the Sons of Liberty poured 46 tonnes of tea into Boston Harbour, every detail of the design emphasised by its sparkling Proof quality finish.

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