Tuesday, January 26, 2016

S.S. Great Eastern on Canadian Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a commemorative coin of the 150th anniversary of the successful completion of a permanent transatlantic telegraph cable on July 27, 1866.

Designed by Canadian marine artist Yves Bérubé, the coin shows S.S. Great Eastern in Heart’s Content, Newfoundland.

Click here to visit the Royal Canadian Mint's web page with more information about this coin.