The silver 10-dollar piece of Liberia minted in 2003 is dedicated to the famous American clipper called Flying Cloud. The vessel was built in 1851 in USA and served on the routes between New York and California. She was famous for the speed of the oceanic voyages and her woman navigator. The clipper skipped by Eleanor Creesy had set a record of time on a route from New York to San Francisco; later ship was purchased by the UK. The vessel is depicted on the reverse of the Liberian coin; it goes under the spread wings. The name of the ship and the date of her creating is placed along the upper border of the piece. The year of issue of the piece is minted below the image. The obverse of the piece bears the Liberian Coat of Arms in the center and the name of the state above it. The coin’s denomination is indicated below the emblem.
ConditionA new coin, a capsule, a CoA, a case.
|Item type||Coin / Collector coins|
|Nominal sum||10 dollars|
|Quality of coinage||Proof|
|Country||Africa / Liberia|
|Coin material||Silver / Ag 925|