August 11, 1999 Total Solar Eclipse - The medallion was struck by the Bigbury Mint, for the South Crofty Collection in limited numbers (850), using Cornish Tin salvaged from the wreck of the SS Cheerful, which sank in 1885 off the Cornish coast. Dimensions: 50mm diameter - Weight: 45 grams Front - map of eclipse path and sky map, Reverse - from a painting by Rubens of the two apostles gazing skyward in awe and wonder. Image and information courtesy of JB.

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