The wreck of the RMS Titanic is located about 370 miles (600 km) south-southeast of the coast of Newfoundland, lying at a depth of about 12,500 feet (3,800m).
The wreckage is too fragile to be raised because its condition has deteriorated in the century it has spent on the sea bottom, and the deterioration has increased since its discovery.
This coin will be issued because it is designated as a World Heritage.
This beautiful issue of the series "Deep Sea" is dedicated to the famous novel “Moby Dick” written by Herman Melville.
The story is about the captain Ahab and his revenge on the white wale, which bit off Ahab's leg during a previous whaling voyage.
We see the white whale Moby Dick diving underneath the Pequod, ready to attack the ship and its crew.
The special enamel coating of this coin generates an impressive underwater effect and a detailed presentation of Moby Dick and the ship.