The Nansen-Amundsen-Year 2011 is hosted by the Norwegian Polar Institute
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Please note that this web page is collected and stored by the National Library of Norway, in order to document the Nansen-Amundsen-Year 2011.
Explorer Amundsen subject of new commemorative coins
The silver $5 coin and the gold $5 coin honor the 100th anniversary of Amundsen’s conquest of the South Pole.
The South Pole is denoted on the silver $5 coin with a real Swarovski crystal embedded at its position. The coins are issued by Tokelau, a New Zealand group of islands in the western Pacific.
To order, visit the firm at www.coin-currency.com.