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Belgium €10 2011. Roald Amundsen & the Centennial of the Discovery of the South Pole. Silver Proof
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$89.75

Belgium €10 2011. Roald Amundsen & the Centennial of the Discovery of the South Pole. Silver Proof

Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the first Antarctic expedition to reach the South Pole between 1910 and 1912. He was the first person to reach both the North and South Poles. He is also known as the first to traverse the Northwest Passage. He disappeared in June 1928 while taking part in a rescue mission. Amundsen, along with Douglas Mawson, Robert Falcon Scott, and Ernest Shackleton, was a key expedition leader during the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration.

Face Value: €10
Metal: .925 Silver
Weight (gm): 18.75
Diam. (mm): 33
Quality: Proof
Mintage: 15,000

 

 


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