Stamps and Coins

Every year we release a number of commemorative postage stamps and coins which help promote our work and values. All income received from the sale of stamps and royalties from coins is re-invested back into the Territory.

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Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-1904

The British Antarctic Territory and Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of the second coin in the new £2 coin series celebrating 100 years since the end of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE), 1902–1904, was led by William Speirs Bruce, a natural scientist and former medical…

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Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration: Southern Cross/Quest

The British Antarctic Territory and Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of a brand new £2 coin to celebrate 100 years since the end of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. At the end of the 19th Century, Antarctic exploration would have been considered the equivalent of how Space Exploration is perceived today. Exploring…

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Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – 2022

The British Antarctic Territory and Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of a brand new 50p coin to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.   Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born in 1926, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. After her uncle, King Edward…

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Endurance Coin – 2022

The Pobjoy Mint series of 50 pence coins featuring historical ships continues with a new coin produced on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory to commemorate the Centenary of the death of famous polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton. The design on the coin features the Endurance, a three-masted barquentine in which Shackleton sailed for Antarctica…

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