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  • 2009 Antarctic Explorers $5 Silver Proof Coin - Polar Series
  • 2009 Antarctic Explorers $5 Silver Proof Coin - Polar Series

2009 Antarctic Explorers $5 Silver Proof Coin - Polar Series

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Regular Price: $95.00

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2009 Antarctic Explorers $5 Silver Proof Coin - Polar Series.

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2009 Antarctic Explorers $5 Silver Proof Coin - Polar Series.

One of a series of four coins developed in conjunction with the Royal Society of Victoria and celebrating Australia's conection with Antarctica. This fine silver coin honours the first Australians to explore the southern continent , Douglas Mawson, Tannat Edgeworth David and Forbes  Mackay were members of the Ernest Shackleton Expedition. It depicts the moment when the three reached the South Magnetic Pole in January 1909

  • 99.9% pure silver
  • Mass - 36.31g
  • Diameter - 38.74mm
  • Proof finish
  • Mintage 12,500