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140th Anniversary since the First Steam-Powered Vessel visited South Georgia: Moltke - 2022 Proof Sterling Silver 50p Coin- SGA

140th Anniversary since the First Steam-Powered Vessel visited South Georgia: Moltke - 2022 Proof Sterling Silver 50p Coin- SGA

140th Anniversary since the First Steam-Powered Vessel visited South Georgia: Moltke - 2022 Unc. Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50p Coin- SGA

Availability: In stock
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L447970P
  • 2022 Unc. Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish Coin
  • Issued on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Issue Limit: 2,750
  • Presented in a special presentation pack
  • Also available in Proof Sterling Silver
US$19.95
 

The Pobjoy Mint series of 50 pence coins featuring historical ships is back by popular demand and we are therefore delighted to announce the release of a new 2022 coin in the series on behalf of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands.

The coin features the steam-powered ship Moltke launched in 1877 and built for the German Imperial Navy. Moltke was a vessel of the Bismarck class and it was originally designed to serve as a fleet scout and to go on extended tours of Germany's colonial empire. But, it wasn’t until 1882, that it was deployed to carry the first German Expedition for the International Polar Year to South Georgia.

Moltke is an important part of the heritage of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands and represents a key moment in the island’s history.

The obverse of the coin features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.

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Coin Year 2022
Government South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Coin Metal Cupro Nickel
Denomination Fifty Pence
MetalUnc. Cupro Nickel
Diameter27.30mm
Weight8.00gms
Issue Limit2750

Pobjoy Mint aims to dispatch all in stock items within 48 hours.

US Postage:

USA delivery charges:
- $0 - $69.99 = $5.00
- $70.00-$149.99 = $8.00
- $150.00-$229.99 = $10.00
- $230.00-$499.99 = $15.00
- $500.00-$749.99 = $20.00
- $750.00-$999.99 = $25.00
- $1000 - $4999.99 = $35.00
- $5,000 + = $50.00

North and South America (Excl USA) delivery charges:
$0 - $49.99 = $10.00
$50.00-$99.99  =  $20.00
$100.00-$199.99  =  $30.00
$200.00-$499.99  =  $40.00
$500.00-$999.99  =  $50.00
$1000 - $4999.99 + = 100.00

UPDATE 01/09/21 FOR BRAZIL AND PERU: delivering to Brazil and Peru is temporarily enabled but with restrictions. Due to covid19 local postal services are having issues delivering to certain locations within these two countries and some parcels are getting lost. We are working towards finding a solution but in the meantime, we cannot guarantee safe delivery, the purchase is at buyer's discretion.


For more details on postage charges please see our Delivery Information page.