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British Antarctic Territory Commemorative Coin

British Antarctic Territory Commemorative Coin

The Polar Museum Shop has expanded its range of uncirculated cupro-nickel £2 coins produced by Pobjoy Mint Ltd. Each is 38.6 mm in diameter with an image of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, and is mounted on an informative presentation card. A coin makes a beautiful gift for a special birthday, or perhaps to mark a birth or anniversary.

We have the following in stock including two new coins for 2016:

Emperor Penguin - 2016

165th Anniversary of Moby Dick: the Sperm Whale - 2016

Hourglass Dolphin – 2015

Centenary of Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition - 2015

100th anniversary of the start of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition

Centenary Expedition - 2014

The Orca Whale - 2014

Halley Research Station - 2013

Emperor Penguin Chicks - 2013

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee - 2013

Centenary of Granting of Letters: world’s first Antarctic coin – 2008.

Price: £16.50

Availability: In stock

Britist Antarctic Territory - Halley VI Research Station - Official First Day Cover

Britist Antarctic Territory - Halley VI Research Station - Official First Day Cover

Britain's latest Antarctic Study Terminal came to be totally functional in February 2013, signifying a new dawn for 21st Century polar analysis.

Opening one hundred years after Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic explorations, the brand-new modern study facility demonstrates the UK's aspiration to remain at the leading edge of scientific endeavour. Supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Division Department of Business Innovation and Skills, the British Antarctic Survey's (BAS) Halley VI Analysis Terminal is set to become a symbol for British science, architecture and design. The new analysis station, which replaces the 20-year old Halley V facility, is the sixth to be built on the drifting Brunt Ice Shelf. The first station, occupied in 1957 for a Royal Society exploration during the International Geophysical Year, set up the area as a vital natural lab for examining the Earth's magnetic field and the near-space atmosphere. It was data from Halley that caused the 1985 BAS discovery of the ozone hole.

Release Date - 27 November 2013.

Price: £7.00

Availability: In stock

Britist Antarctic Territory - Penguins - Official First Day Cover

Britist Antarctic Territory - Penguins - Official First Day Cover

Eight stamps depicting the ever-popular subject of penguins.

These stamps feature Gentoo penguins, chinstrap penguins, Adelie penguins and Emperor Penguins.

Release Date - 27 November 2013.

Price: £10.00

Availability: We regret this item is temporarily out of stock

Britist Antarctic Territory - The Naming of Queen Elizabeth Land - Official First Day Cover

Britist Antarctic Territory - The Naming of Queen Elizabeth Land - Official First Day Cover

The area now to be known as Queen Elizabeth Land, which was previously unnamed, is around 169,000 square miles (437,000 sq km), making up just under a third of the whole land mass of the British Antarctic Territory. This is almost twice the size of the UK, which stands at 94,000 square miles (244,000 sq km).

Queen Elizabeth Land is bounded on the North side by the Ronne and Filchner ice shelves, to the North East by Coats Land, on the East by Dronning Maud Land and extending on the West side to a line between the South Pole and Rutford Ice Stream, east of Constellation Inlet.

Her Majesty The Queen has been on the throne for 60 of the 104 years since the UK claimed territory in Antarctica in 1908. This includes the entire time it has been known as the British Antarctic Territory.

Release Date - 18 March 2013.

Price: £5.85

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Celebrating 50 years of British Antarctic Territory - Official First Day Cover

Celebrating 50 years of British Antarctic Territory - Official First Day Cover

The 2013 definitive issue celebrates 50 years of British Antarctic Territory stamps, and depicts Antarctic exploration by land, sea and air. The stamps are a re-issue of the Territory’s first ever release in 1963. This includes the original £1 tamp that was destroyed and replaced in 1969 due to controversial map design. The original artwork was designed by Michael Goaman and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. and are a fine example of the contemporary early 1960s modernist style. Whilst the denominations have been amended to reflect modern currency and pricing, the images are identical to those of the original release.

The release not only commemorates the history of stamps within the Territory, but of Antarctic exploration as a whole. The designs within each stamp depict the types of exploration and transportation which were commonplace within Antarctica during the early 1960s, some of which are still relevant to Antarctic exploration today and some which are not. For example huskies, as depicted within the 95p stamp, or any other type of dog, are no longer part of life in Antarctica following environment controls introduced in 1991 under the terms of the Antarctic Treaty designed to prevent the spread of diseases to native species of seals and other animals.

Specifications:
Actual size of covers: 190 x 127mm
Stamp size: 28.45 x 42.58mm
Values: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 30p, 40p, 50p, 65p, 75p, 85p, 95p, £1, £1.20, £2, £3.50, £5
Antarctic Bases: Port Lockroy, Signy, Rothera and Halley

Release Date - 27 November 2013.

Price: £31.35

Availability: We regret this item is temporarily out of stock

GRYTVIKEN CENTENARY COIN

GRYTVIKEN CENTENARY COIN

This £2 commemorative coin was issued by the Government of South Gerorgia and the South Sandwich Islands to celebrate the Centenary of Grytviken's founding in 1904 and the beginning of permanent settlement in South Georgia. The coins made from cupro-nickel were issued by the Pobjoy Mint Ltd. The reverse shows the sailing ship Louise in front of Gryviken, with an image of Carl Anton Larsen in the background.

Price: £9.95

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Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22 Tristan da Cunha - Official First Day Cover

Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22 Tristan da Cunha - Official First Day Cover

4 stamps feature James Marr, Frank Wild, Frank Worsley and Hubert Wilkinsin the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition.

Release Date - 28 November 2012.

Price: £5.35

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Commemorative - Frank Wild 1873-1939 Official First Day Cover Version A

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Commemorative - Frank Wild 1873-1939 Official First Day Cover Version A

John Robert Francis Wild C.B.E. known as Frank, was one of the most outstanding Polar explorers of the ‘Heroic Age’. He undertook five Antarctic expeditions under the leadership of Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Sir Ernest Shackleton and Sir Douglas Mawson and was the only man to experience six gruelling winters in Antarctica.

These stamps feature Frank in the Discovery Expedition with Captain Robert Falcon Scott and the Nimrod Expedition with Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Release Date - 25 November 2011.

Price: £7.99

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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Commemorative - Frank Wild 1873-1939 Official First Day Cover Version B

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Commemorative - Frank Wild 1873-1939 Official First Day Cover Version B

John Robert Francis Wild C.B.E. known as Frank, was one of the most outstanding Polar explorers of the ‘Heroic Age’. He undertook five Antarctic expeditions under the leadership of Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Sir Ernest Shackleton and Sir Douglas Mawson and was the only man to experience six gruelling winters in Antarctica.

These stamps feature Frank in the Aurora Expedition with Sir Douglas Mawson and the Endurance Expedition with Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Release Date - 25 November 2011.

Price: £11.99

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The South Pole Race Medal

The South Pole Race Medal

The 100th anniversary of man's first attainment of the South Pole recalls a story of two iron-willed explorers committed to their final race for the ultimate prize, which resulted in both triumph and tragedy.

Roald Amundsen and his four companions arriving at the South Pole/ Synpolen on 14 December/ Desember 1911.

Captain Robert Falcon Scott, RN and his four companions finding Amundsen's South Pole location on 17 January 1912.

Created by: Danuta Solowiej
Published by: Sim Comfort Associates on 29 March 2012

The South Polar Race Medal is approximately 6 cms / 2.4 inches in diameter and has a sterling silver weight of 3.0 troy ounces / 93 grams.

The edition is limited to 100 silver medals with each medal signed by the artist and numbered.

Winner of the Silver Award in the Craft Section, The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards 2013.

Price: £475.00

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