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King Penguin Frozen Planet Color Coin And Plush Toy Set
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
2012 2 Pound Legal Tender Color Copper-Nickel Coin Uncirculated
A Clear Plastic Protective Capsule From Mint Encases And Protects This Coin.
Coin Comes In A Black Display Card.
Plus Aurora Penguin Plush Toy New With Tag.
FACE VALUE 2 POUNDS
DIAMETER 38.60 MM
WEIGHT 28.28 GMS
The BBC recently screened an amazing series entitled ‘Frozen Planet’ which focused on life at the two extremes of the world, the Arctic and The Antarctic with Sir David Attenborough as the narrator. Further, the BBC’s Natural History Unit produced Frozen Planet as the most ambitious series on the Polar Regions ever undertaken. For four years, camera teams braved temperatures down to -50 degrees C, 200 mile per hour katabatic winds, midnight sun and long dark polar nights to capture the essence of these remote and highly seasonal ends of the earth. Moreover, the small crews spent more than 2300 filming days in the field, working in the most remote corners of Antarctica and across the Arctic. The aim was to take the viewer on a journey through the Polar Regions – north and south – some of the greatest, least explored wildernesses on the planet.
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands:
In the south, one of the key locations was the sub-Antarctic Island of South Georgia. The team undertook 4 major filming trips to document the lives of some remarkable animals whose dramas play out on this remote and spectacular island. But filming here isn’t for the faint-hearted. 900 miles from the Falklands, over some of the roughest seas on the planet, this is an unforgiving place with no margin for error. Frozen Planet deployed six different camera teams to South Georgia over a period of around 3 months. Importantly, the crewy spent by far the most effort documenting the lives of the animals, which visit the island during the different seasons.
Dr. Elizabeth White struck the first of these coins on Monday 3rd October, 2011. Significantly, Dr White is one of the Directors of the Frozen Planet program, who herself filmed in both The Arctic and The Antarctic continents. Further, this coin includes the official BBC Frozen Planet logo and shows an adult King Penguin with its downy chick on the front. This set includes the color version of the coin and a delightful cuddly toy 8″ x 6″ x 3″ (max dimensions) Aurora penguin chick.
The back of the coin carries an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.
BEAUTIFUL REEDED EDGE.
This coin is 36.8 mm in diameter, much larger than both USA quarter (24.26 mm in diameter) and USA half dollar (30.61 mm in diameter).
Give this beautiful SGSSI Penguin 2012 Color Copper-Nickel 2 Pound Coin Uncirculated With Plush Toy as a great collectible numismatic gift for yourself or any penguin lover!
Disclaimers For This King Penguin Color Coin And Plush Toy Set New:
WE ENLARGED PHOTOS IN THIS LISTINGTO SHOW DETAILS.
Pardon glare and reflections in photos.
Look carefully at photos and you will see the camera lens and fingers reflected off the mirror-like surfaces of the coin!
Coin you receive may vary somewhat from the photo but will be in same general condition.
Also, coin may have minor wear of finish and/or nicks from way these coins are stacked at the mint.
Noteworthy, coin may have minor spotting and/or toning and/or oxidation – this is the way these coins come new from the mint.
Capsule may have minor nicks and/or scratches – this is the way these coins come new from the mint.
Card may have minor wear and imperfections such as rips, tears, folds, and/or creases.
Plush Toy may have minor imperfections such as minor wear or discolorations.
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