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South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands: 50p HMS Resolution 2020
« on: January 29, 2020, 07:36:29 PM »
For the first time South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have issued a circulation-like 50 pence coin. The coin commemorates the 250th anniversary of the launch of the ship HMS Resolution.

The coin has been released in copper-nickel diamond finish with a mintage of 2,750 pieces and in sterling silver proof with a mintage of 175 pieces.


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Re: South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands: 50p HMS Resolution 2020
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2020, 10:01:20 AM »
The coin is the first issue in a series of 50p coins featuring tall ships used by James Cook.