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Pacific Aria - Coin Location

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Does anyone happen to know the location of the Coin on the Pacific Aria?

 

As outlined here , when a ship is constructed a coin is generally welded somewhere onto the ship. It's a good luck tradition dating back years. Royal Caribbean make a big deal of it and

. I've previously located the coin on the Diamond Princess and Island Princess.

 

I know that's it's often harder with rebranded and refit ships, but does anyone happen to know where the Aria's coin is?

 

I'm sailing on her in a few weeks time, and while I have sent an email both to P&O & HAL (her former owner), hoping someone may be able to clue me in as to the location on this ship.

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As an update, whilst I still waiting on P&O to respond to my email I have received a response from Holland America. They escalated the matter up through the chain and I got a reply from the "Special Advisor - Office of the President".

 

They have tracked down for this ship that

 

"During the coinceremony, observed to bring good fortune, a Dutch guilder was welded to theforward mast of the ship"

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And they have even found photos from the ceremony to help my investigations.

 

https://i.**********/B5a7Diz.jpg

 

https://i.**********/rx5jmFI.jpg

 

I'm going to take the email from HAL with me on board and see if I can track it down!

 

 

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