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BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY COINS

The British Antarctic Territory is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories, and is the largest. It comprises the region south of 60°S latitude and between longitudes 20°W and 80°W, forming a wedge shape that extends to the South Pole, overlapping the Antarctic claims of Argentina and Chile.

The Territory was formed on 3 March 1962, although the UK's claim to this portion of the Antarctic dates back to Letters patent of 1908 and 1917. The area now covered by the Territory includes three regions which, before 1962, were administered by the British as separate dependencies of the Falkland Islands: Graham Land, the South Orkney Islands, and the South Shetland Islands. Since the Antarctic Treaty came into force in 1961, Article 4 of which states "No acts or activities taking place while the present Treaty is in force shall constitute a basis for asserting, supporting or denying a claim to territorial sovereignty in Antarctica. No new claim, or enlargement of an existing claim, to territorial sovereignty shall be asserted while the present Treaty is in force." Most countries do not recognise territorial claims in Antarctica. The United Kingdom has ratified the treaty.

In 2012, the southern part of the territory was named Queen Elizabeth Land in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. The territory is inhabited by the staff of research and support stations operated and maintained by the British Antarctic Survey and other organisations, and stations of Argentina, Chile and other countries. There are no native inhabitants.

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60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Formation 2022 2 Bi-metal Coin
60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Formation 2022 2 Bi-metal Coin£16.95

Limited Edition: 1,950

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60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Formation 2022 2 Silver Proof Coin
60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Formation 2022 2 Silver Proof Coin£67.50

Limited Edition: 195

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Environmental Protocol Emperor Penguins 2021 1 Bi-metal Coin
Environmental Protocol Emperor Penguins 2021 1 Bi-metal Coin£16.95

Limited Edition: 3,750

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Environmental Protocol Emperor Penguins 2021 1 Silver Proof Coin
Environmental Protocol Emperor Penguins 2021 1 Silver Proof Coin£59.95

Limited Edition: 275

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Environmental Protocol Ross Seals 2021 2 Bi-metal Coin
Environmental Protocol Ross Seals 2021 2 Bi-metal Coin£16.95

Limited Edition: 3,750

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Environmental Protocol Ross Seals 2021 2 Silver Proof Coin
Environmental Protocol Ross Seals 2021 2 Silver Proof Coin£67.50

Limited Edition: 275

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The Queens 95th Birthday The Crown Jewels 2021 Cupro Nickel 50p Coin
The Queens 95th Birthday The Crown Jewels 2021 Cupro Nickel 50p Coin£14.95

Limited Edition: 2,750

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The Queens 95th Birthday The Crown Jewels 2021 Silver 50p Coin
The Queens 95th Birthday The Crown Jewels 2021 Silver 50p Coin£59.95

Limited Edition: 199

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Antarctic Barbeled Plunderfish 2021 Blue with Glow in the Dark Titanium Coin
Antarctic Barbeled Plunderfish 2021 Blue with Glow in the Dark Titanium Coin£47.50

Limited Edition: 5,000

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Antarctic Barbeled Plunderfish 2021 Cupro Nickel Coin
Antarctic Barbeled Plunderfish 2021 Cupro Nickel Coin£14.95

Limited Edition: 10,000

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60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty 2021 2 Bi-metal Coin
60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty 2021 2 Bi-metal Coin£19.95

Limited Edition: 2,750

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60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty 2021 2 Silver Proof Coin
60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty 2021 2 Silver Proof Coin£67.50

Limited Edition: 275

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Climate Change 2020 1 Proof Fine Silver Coin
Climate Change 2020 1 Proof Fine Silver Coin£59.95
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Emperor Penguin 2019 Blue Titanium Coin
Emperor Penguin 2019 Blue Titanium Coin£47.50

Limited Edition: 7,500

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Emperor Penguin 2019 Cupro Nickel Coin
Emperor Penguin 2019 Cupro Nickel Coin£14.95

Limited Edition: 10,000

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The 2019 Penguin 50p Collectors Album
The 2019 Penguin 50p Collectors Album£5.15
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The 2018 Blue Petrel Cupro Nickel Coin
The 2018 Blue Petrel Cupro Nickel Coin£14.95
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The 2018 Blue Petrel Titanium Coin
The 2018 Blue Petrel Titanium Coin£47.50   £37.00

Limited Edition: 7,500

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The 2017 Crabeater Seal Cupro Nickel Coin
The 2017 Crabeater Seal Cupro Nickel CoinFrom:  £9.95

Limited Edition: 10,000

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The 2017 Crabeater Seal Blue Titanium Coin
The 2017 Crabeater Seal Blue Titanium Coin£47.50   £37.00

Limited Edition: 7,500

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The 2017 Southern Right Whale Cupro Nickel Coin
The 2017 Southern Right Whale Cupro Nickel Coin£14.95
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The 2017 Southern Right Whale Silver Coin
The 2017 Southern Right Whale Silver Coin£49.96
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The 2009 50th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Cupro Nickel Coin
The 2009 50th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Cupro Nickel Coin£14.95
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