British Indian Ocean Territory Turtles 50p Series: Olive Ridley Turtle 2019 Coloured Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish

Product Code: L4C74802

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Coin Highlights

  • 2019 Uncirculated Coloured Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50p Coin
  • FINAL issue of the NEW British Indian Ocean Territory Turtle Series
  • Issued on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Low Issue Limit: 3,750
  • This coin is sold in a capsule inside a blue pouch. If purchased with an album no pouch will be supplied.
  • Five Coin Set Album Available - Sold Separately!


Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the final release in the stunning Turtles 50p series on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory.  The fifth and final coin in the popular series features the Olive Ridley Turtle.

The Olive Ridley gets its name from the greenish colour of their skin and shell (or carapace). It is one of the smallest of the sea turtles, weighing up to 100 pounds and reaching only about 2 feet in shell length. The Olive Ridley Turtle is considered one of the most abundant of the sea turtles, yet globally they have declined by more than 30% from historic records. 

Our stunning 50 pence coin features the Olive Ridley Turtle which is really brought to life through with the exquisite colour of its shell shown on the coin. The obverse of the coin features the Pobjoy Mint Exclusive effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 

The coin is produced in Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish and will be housed in a blue pouch. A special colour album, which is sold separately, has been designed to house all five coins.  

**This coin is sold in a capsule inside a blue pouch. If purchased with an album no pouch will be supplied. If more than 14+ coins have been purchased, please note no pouches will be included and your coins will be dispatched in tubes.**

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Olive ridley turtles are believed to be long-lived much like other sea turtles, but their full age has yet to be determined. Because they live long, olive ridley turtles do not reach sexual maturity until 13 years old, making this species vulnerable to natural population declines. Olive ridley turtles also face a number of unnatural threats from human activities that have made this species endangered in Mexico and threatened with extinction everywhere else.

Metal Coloured Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50p Coin
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8.00gms
Issue Limit 3,750

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- £60.00 - £149.99 £7.50
- £150.00 - £300.00 £10.00
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- £800.00 - £4999.99 £25.00

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- £3000.00 - £4999.99+ £100.00

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