Boaty McBoatFace - 2019 Coloured Proof Sterling Silver 50p

Product Code: L6C22400

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Coin Highlights

  • The OFFICIAL 2nd Issue of Boaty McBoatface 50p to Compliment the 1st Coin from 2018
  • Sir David Attenborough to be Presented with the 1st Coin
  • Issued on Behalf of British Antarctic Territory
  • Issue Limit: 600
  • Presented in a Presentation Box and a Certificate with A Capsule with a 50p Spacer
  • Also available as: Uncirculated Cupro Nickel


Pobjoy Mint is especially proud to announce the release of a special Coloured Proof Sterling Silver 50p Coin to celebrate Boaty McBoatface. This new coin celebrates the historic event of the official naming of the RRS Sir David Attenborough, which proudly carries Boaty McBoatface. We are also honoured to have been able to present Sir David Attenborough himself with the 1st Silver 50p Coin featuring Boaty McBoatface and the 1st Silver Crown Coin featuring RRS Sir David Attenborough on Thursday 26th September 2019. 

The design on the coin shows Boaty McBoatface being lowered into the sea from the research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough which has the name inscribed on the side of the vessel. The background shows an iceberg behind the ship in an Antarctic landscape.

Available in Proof Sterling Silver with Boaty McBoatface being portrayed in colour, this stunning new coin perfectly commemorates this historic occasion. The exclusive Pobjoy Mint effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is shown on the obverse of the coin. 

Take a Look at Boaty McBoatface's First Dive:

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On the 26th September 2019, Sir David Attenborough will officially name the new research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough at a special naming ceremony taking place at Cammell Laird Shipyard. This new research ship will be the vessel that carries Boaty McBoatface on his research expeditions.

Metal Proof Sterling Silver
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8.00gms
Issue Limit 600

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