CENTENARY OF WILLIAM SPEIRS BRUCE (2021 POBJOY MINT)

By |2021-01-22T13:34:43+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, People, British Antarctic Territory, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy's latest ship coin ties in neatly with their Antarctica and nautical series with a commemoration of a centenary since the death of Scottish explorer William Speirs Bryce. The 8.00 gram sterling silver variant has a tiny mintage of just 175 pieces, and depicts his ship, the Scotia. Looks neat enough, is well packaged, and offers a [...]

The ill-fated HMS Terror is showcased in more successful times on Pobjoy Mints latest silver 50 pence coin

By |2020-12-14T22:53:17+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: History, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

The ill-fated HMS Terror is showcased in more successful times on Pobjoy Mints latest silver 50 pence coin Recently showcased with a star appearance on a fantastic TV mini-series, the last fateful voyage of the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus was been brought back into popular discussion ever since the discovery of the wreck off the [...]

It just had to happen. Boaty McBoatface gets a Coiny McCoinface!!

By |2018-07-04T11:05:11+01:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Bi-Metallic, News Nuggets, Coloured, Science, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

It just had to happen. Boaty McBoatface gets a Coiny McCoinface!! 2018 BOATY McBOATFACE In what turned out to be a hilarious turn of events, the UK's new polar research ship needed a new name, so the powers that be decided asking the British public to vote on one was a good idea. [...]

Pobjoy expands its marine animals range with a silver Southern Right Whale coin

By |2017-07-15T18:46:29+01:00July 15th, 2017|Categories: Nature, Quick Look, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy expands its marine animals range with a silver Southern Right Whale coin The latest of the British Pobjoy Mints range of marine animal coins is now available and again depicts a whale. Because many of the states and territories that Pobjoy issue for are small and remote islands, this particular subject [...]

Pobjoy Mint highlights the plight of Antarctic sea ice with a new holographic silver coin

By |2017-05-22T23:57:09+01:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Nature, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy Mint highlights the plight of Antarctic sea ice with a new holographic silver coin While there are a multitude of politicians and corporate interests that dispute the reality of global climate change, any sensible person would side with the overwhelming scientific concensus that man has, and is, having an adverse effect [...]

British Antarctic Territory releases Sperm Whale coin with Pobjoy’s new QEII effigy

By |2016-11-05T13:14:04+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Nature, British Antarctic Territory, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

One of the British Pobjoy Mint's latest releases is a rare one from the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), a zone of the Antarctic continent claimed by Britain, that only issued its first ever legal tender coin in 2008 to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The Pobjoy Mint was responsible for that, and for most of the coins [...]

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