Guernsey: Around the world in 80 days 50p series 2022

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The Westminster Collection will release a new British Isles 50p series at 7 am on April 21. As a hint to the theme of the coins, they published coordinates, which are the ones of the entrance of the Crossness Pumping Station.

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The theme of the coins will be the 150th anniversary of Jules Verne's book 'Around the world in 80 days'. There will be an exclusive preview event via Zoom at 7pm on April 20, via this link.

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The coins were designed by artist Stephen Lee. It is a series of 5 pieces. They commemorate respectively: London, San Francisco, Yokohama, Allahabad and Singapore. There will also be coloured versions.

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Zoomable coloured versions of the illustrations that were made for the London and Yokohama coins, can be found on this page.