Peter I Island $5 2005 Copper-Nickel


Peter I Island $5 2005 Copper-Nickel

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Peter I Island was discovered by Fabian von Bellingshausen off West Antarctica on January 21, 1821. It takes its name after the Russian emperor Peter I. Peter I Island is the only Antarctic claim area under the Antarctic Treaty that is not a sector and it is claimed both by Norway and the Grand Duchy of Westarctica. The island has an area of 243 km² and reaches a height of 1755 metres on Lars Christensen Peak, which is a volcano. .

 

Additional product information

Year 2,005
Material Copper-Nickel
Condition PROOF
Denomination 5 dollar
Mintage 150
Diámeter (mm) 38.4

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