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King Penguin Final Coin in Popular Pobjoy 50p Series

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Incredibly Low Issue Limit: 2,500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the final 50 pence coin in the penguin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The fourth coin in the new series features the king penguin. […]

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New Coin in Penguin 50p Series Features the Macaroni Penguin

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Incredibly Low Issue Limit: 2,500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the penultimate 50 pence coin in the penguin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The third coin in the new series features the macaroni penguin. […]

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New Proof Gold Coin Complements Popular Penguin Series From Pobjoy Mint

Incredibly Low Issue Limit of 199 Proof Fine 1/25oz Gold Coin featuring the Macaroni Penguin Released on behalf of South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands Numbered certificate presented in a beautiful red box After the recent release of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Penguin Series, The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce […]

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Gentoo Penguin on 2nd Coin in 50p Series From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Incredibly Low Issue Limit: 2,500 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the second 50 pence coin in the new series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The second coin in the series features the gentoo penguin. The […]

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New 50 Pence Penguin Coins From South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

After popular demand, The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the first 50 pence coin series on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government. The first coin in the new series features the chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus). The penguins coins have been vastly popular with collectors and this very-low-issue-limit series is sure […]

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Final Coin in Pobjoy Mint Penguin Series Released

The most flamboyant of them all! Complete the series with the fifth and final penguin coin featuring the Macaroni   Last coin in the series of five British Antarctic Territory Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with Die Mark Penguins are the most common birds living in the British Antarctic. They live in […]

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Pobjoy Mint Features Gentoo Penguin on Next to Last Coin in New Series

Penultimate coin in the series of five British Antarctic Territory Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available with Die Mark Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Colored coin available in a special collector’s album Penguins cope very well in the cold which is why they are very much at home in the Antarctic, especially as some […]

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Pobjoy Mint Features Emperor Penguin on Third Coin in New Series

Penguins were originally considered to be very primitive birds and a party of men from Captain Scott’s famous expedition went on what they called ‘the worst journey in the world’ to prove this point. However, this theory was wrong and penguins are known to be highly evolved to enable them to live in the coldest […]

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Popular Emperor Penguin Now on Blue Titanium Coin

The land around the South Pole, the Antarctic, is the coldest place in the world. The temperature there has been known to fall below -80 ̊C/-112 ̊F. Like all Antarctic penguins, the Emperor, which is the tallest and heaviest of all penguins, has a thick layer of densely packed feathers which trap the air to […]

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Modern World Coins – Chinstrap Penguin Latest in Series From Pobjoy Mint

Delightful Chinstrap Penguin Second in Series from British Antarctic Territory Second in the series of five new Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available for the first time with Die Mark Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Coloured coin available in a special collector’s album When most people think about Antarctica the first thing that probably […]

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Modern World Coins – New Penguin Coin Series From Pobjoy Mint

First in Series of Antarctic Penguin 50p Coins Features Adélie Penguins   Only second 50p ever released on behalf of British Antarctic Territory First in the series of five new Penguin 50p coins Diamond Finish commemorative coins available for the first time with die mark Penguins are the most common birds in the Antarctic, with […]

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Blue Penguin, Purple Triggerfish Colored Titanium Coins Latest From Pobjoy Mint

Regal Queen Triggerfish from Ascension Island and Macaroni Penguin from South Georgia add to collection of colored titanium Queen Triggerfish Our unique colored Titanium coins are proving as popular as ever and Pobjoy Mint are therefore delighted to announce the release of the second Titanium coin from Ascension Island that features the majestic Queen Triggerfish. […]

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Emperor Penguin Featured on Two New Precious Metal Coins

Emperor Penguin Silver Coin Cook Islands. 20 $. 2018. Silver .999. 88 g. Antique finish. Height 60 mm. Mintage: 888 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse shows a circular impression with the portrait of the English Queen facing right; below the portrait, the signature I(an) R(ank) B(roadley) and, surrounding it, the legend […]

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Holiday Memories and Gift Ideas for the numismatist on your shopping list

Gift Ideas for the numismatist (or potential numismatist) on your shopping list By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… The eternal youngster in me notes that, as this article posts, we are a few short weeks away from the Christmas holiday. As the countdown begins in earnest, presently here in New England it is […]

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World Coin News – Final Issue in Penguin Series Released by Pobjoy Mint

Falklands 50p Penguin Series – The Magellanic Penguin Final 50 pence piece of the four-coins set! Complete your collector’s album! Cupro Nickel ‘Diamond Finish’ 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! The Coin The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the “penguin capital of the world” as more than one million penguins nest on the […]

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World Coins – Pobjoy Issues Latest in Falkland Island Penguin Series

Falkland Islands Coins – 50p Penguin Series – The King Penguin Penguins in full color with collector’s album! Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! Third 50 pence of a four-coin set to be minted in 2017 The Coin The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the penguin capital of the […]

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Penguins Back on New Falkland Islands Coin from Pobjoy Mint

Falklands 50p Penguin Series – The Gentoo Penguin Penguins in full color with collector’s album! Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50 pence coin Low mintage of 7,500! Second 50 pence of a 4 coin set to be minted in 2017 The Coin It has been almost 10 years since Pobjoy Mint has produced currency for the […]

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