Item ID:372133565493
Seller ID: son-montuno
Listing Type: Fixed Price Item
List Date: 11/12/2017
End Date: 05/12/2020
Category: Commemorative
Location: Illinois
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Magellanic - penguin coin series #4 coa+pouch pobjoy mint 2017 falkland islands


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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2017 Falkland Islands MAGELLANIC PENGUIN Penguin Coin Series #4----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------FOURTH OFFICIAL RELEASE OF NEW 4 COIN SET Comes in Capsule with Pouch & Certificate of AuthenticityCoin Highlights: 2017 Coloredized Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish 50 Pence Coin Issued on behalf of the Falkland Islands Issue: 7,500 This coin is sold in a capsule inside a blue pouch + COA Four Coin Set Album Available - Sold Separately!The Falkland Islands refer to themselves as the Penguin Capital of the World as more than 1 million penguins nest on the Islands throughout the year. This is why Pobjoy has decided to produced a set of four beautiful indigenous penguins in stunning Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish. These fully colored 50 pence shaped coins are also part of a set that can be housed in a distinctive new collector’s pack (Please note that the pack is sold separately!). PURCHASE THE COLLECTOR CASE & OTHER PENGUIN COINS WHEN YOU CLICK RIGHT HERE! TThe Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), named after Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, is a penguin indigenous to the Falkland Islands, where they nest in dense flocks. In appearance, they are similar to a Humboldt penguin, with black bodies, white abdomens and with two black bands between the head and the chest. Their heads are black with a white stripe running across their eyebrows. In the wild these penguins can live to around 25 years! Magellanic penguins are monogamous, remaining faithful to one partner throughout their life. They can produce up to two eggs each year with their spouse. Similarly to other penguins, Magellanic Penguins take it in turns to incubate their eggs while their partner swims out to sea to feed. Due to fish populations, becoming further and further from Penguin nesting grounds their partners are starving whilst they hunt. This, in addition to other environmental issues such as oil spills have resulted in a decline of about 20% in 20 years within some colonies and these penguins are now considered ‘Near Threatened’ Year2017Face Value50 PenceMetalCupro NickelWeight8gSize (mm)27.3mmPouch/COAYes/YesMintage7500 Please see our other listings for more great coins & treasures WHEN YOU CLICK THIS LINK Thank you!

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Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
Certification: Mint issued COA
Year: 2017
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom