2017 Falkland Island Magellanic Penguin 50p Series

Product code: 6289
£13.00 £18.00
A new series of coloured fifty pence have been struck for the island that refers to itself as the penguin capital of the world. It has now been nearly ten years since Pobjoy Mint started striking currency for the Falkland Islands and felt they needed to do something special to mark this occasion.

The Fifth in the series( Magellanic penguin)

The 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 aresimilar to a Humboldt penguin, with black bodies, white abdomens and with two black bands between thehead and the chest. Their heads are black with a white stripe running across their eyebrows. In the wildthese penguins can live to around 25 years!

These uncirculated cupro nickel diamond finish fifty pence have a low mintage of just 7,500.


Product Code 6289