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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2019 Stamp Set: Icebergs

Find out where to buy In July 2017 an area of floating ice shelf four times the size of London broke away from the Larsen Ice Shelf, within the British Antarctic Territory (BAT). Known officially as ‘A68’ is one of the largest icebergs on record. Icebergs can present a serious maritime danger, with up to…

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2019 Stamp Set: Port Lockroy

Marking 75 years since the secret wartime mission Operation Tabarin. The British Antarctic Territory are delighted to present this stamp set showing the changing face of one of the best-known sites in Antarctica and origin of the British Antarctic Survey – Port Lockroy. Find out where to buy Port Lockroy is a Historic Site and…

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Boaty McBoatface – 2019

Pobjoy Mint have just released another Boaty McBoatface 50p coin on our behalf. This new coin compliments the first coin issued in 2018 and celebrates the official naming of the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Autosub Long Range vehicles like Boaty help Oceanographers investigate processes that drive changes in the Polar Regions. This sophisticated vehicle can…

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RRS Sir David Attenborough – 2019

On 26 September 2019, the UK’s new state-of-the-art polar reseach ship will be officially named. To mark this occasion, our friends at Pobjoy Mint have created this wonderful coin depicting this exciting new vessel – the Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough. You can buy this coin from Pobjoy Mint directly or through all good coin…

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