Tristan da Cunha, Crown (Ferdinand Magellan) Proof Silver Plated

Born in 1480 Ferdinand Magellan was one of the most famous and competent Portuguese explorers. Portugal was a small country but was known for the competency of its sailors. Magellan would prove himself to be a competent sailor and soldier while serving the Portuguese army in India for eight years. Magellan defected to Spain in 1519 and, with the Spanish King's blessing set out to search for a passage to the Spice Islands (Moluccas) and achieve what Columbus never could: circumnavigate the world! In 1521 he went around South America and found the passage to the Spice Islands, but was unfortunately killed in present-day Philippines. However, on 06 September 1522, Elcano and the remaining crew of the voyage (18 out of 240) completed the journey and became the first men to circle the world.
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