2020 Macaroni Penguin £4 Gold Coin

This Limited Edition Proof Fine 1/25oz £4 Gold Coin is released by Pobjoy Mint on behalf of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This stunning coin features the Macaroni Penguin.

Named after an unusual Macaroni hairstyle of the 18th Centruy, Macaroni penguins have orange tufty plumes for eyebrows. There is an estimated population of 12 million breeding pairs but only a proportion of these live in the Antarctic region. The species is very colonial and form large colonies of hundreds of thousands of birds. They are the more vocal of all penguin species. 

The obverse of the coin features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint. A numbered certificate of authenticity will also be provided with this beautiful new coin. 

Limited to only 199 Worldwide!