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2022 Formation of the British Antarctic Territory £2 BU

Original price was: £19.50.Current price is: £9.00.

  • 2022 Bi-Metal Coin
  • Issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory
  • Issue limit: 1950
  • Presented in a special presentation pack
  • Ready for immediate dispatch

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Description

The release of a brand new £2 coin to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the formation of the British Antarctic Territory in 1962.

The British Antarctic Territory was officially established by a Statutory Instrument – the British Antarctic Territory Order in Council 1962/400. This came into effect on 3rd March 1962 and constituted the British Antarctic Territory as “…all islands and territories whatsoever between the 20th degree of west longitude and 80th degree of west longitude which are situated south of the 60th parallel of south latitude…”.

The coin design shows an outline of Antarctica with the British Antarctic Territory highlighted within a marked sector alongside the Coat of Arms and the date of the anniversary.

Issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory the coin has been produced in Bi-metal and Proof Fine Silver with Goldclad®. The obverse of the coin features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Additional information

Weight 50 g
Denomination

£2

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