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2006 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Edgeworth David Base 1oz Silver Proof 2006 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Edgeworth David Base 1oz Silver Proof 2006 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Edgeworth David Base 1oz Silver Proof 2006 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Edgeworth David Base 1oz Silver Proof

2006 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Edgeworth David Base 1oz Silver Proof

Product Code: AUSAAT 2006EDG
AUD$99.00

The third release from The Perth Mint's popular Australian Antarctic Territory Series celebrates the establishment 20 years ago of the Edgeworth David summer base, which lies 85 kilometres inland from the Shackleton Ice Shelf in the Bunger Hills area. The base is named in honour of Australian geologist and explorer Sir Tannant William Edgeworth David, who led the first successful ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica’s only active volcano, and led the first team to reach the Magnetic South Pole during Shackleton’s famous expedition of 1907. 

  • 3rd Coin in Popular Annual Series
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage – 7,500
  • Beautiful Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate 

Releases In This Series: Mawson Station, Leopard Seal,Edgeworth David Base, Davis Station, Humpback Whale, South Magnetic Pole, Husky, Killer Whale, Emperor Penguin, Aurora Australis, Wandering Albatross.

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