One Pound - The Tickler
YEAR KM mintage diameter
1991 84 .015 22.50
The first coin in the series depicts a schooner, the Tickler. This two
masted schooner was built in Jersey in 1858 for the Le Boutilier
Company. The Tickler with a weight of 93 tons, measured 93 feet long,
had a beam of 19 feet and drew some 10 feet of water. She plied the trade
routes of northern Europe and the Mediterranean, with occasional voyages to
After ten years in service The Tickler was mortgaged with the
Jersey Joint Stock Bank and was subsequently sold to Charles Robin and Company.
Some three years later Robin and Company, a principal ship owning company on the
island took control of The Tickler but because of financial difficulties the schooner,
along with other vessels, was sold to France in 1888.
She was last mentioned in the Lloyd's List in 1864.
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