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2009 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - South Magnetic Pole 1oz Silver Proof 2009 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - South Magnetic Pole 1oz Silver Proof 2009 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - South Magnetic Pole 1oz Silver Proof 2009 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - South Magnetic Pole 1oz Silver Proof

2009 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - South Magnetic Pole 1oz Silver Proof

Product Code: AUSAAT 2009MAG
AUD$99.00

The sixth release from The Perth Mint's popular Australian Antarctic Territory Series marks the 100th anniversary of the first expedition to reach South Magnetic Pole. Following an exhausting and dangerous sledging journey, Australian scientists Douglas Mawson and TW Edgeworth David, together with Scottish doctor Alistair Forbes Mackay, reached the position on 16 January 1909. Mawson, Australia’s most famous Antarctic explorer, was responsible for the magnetic observations and the cartographic work. 

 

  • 6th 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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