Equestrian portrait of Elizabeth II within a garter by John Berghdahl. Legend around reads: '· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·'. Date - '2022' - below, divided by tail of garter. Artist: John Berghdahl.
Large '70' with crowned royal 'ER' cypher in zero with anniversary dates below ('1952-2022'). Design: Osbourne Ross.
Proof coin, struck in 19.073 grams of 999.5 platinum. Diameter: 27.30 millimetres. Face value: 50p / Fifty Pence.
From a limited edition presentation of just 50. This example graded PF 70 Ultra Cameo by the Numismatic Guaranty Company (Cert No. 2876229-001). Comes sealed in its NGC holder with original Royal Mint packaging and certificate of authenticity included.
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Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
50p / Fifty Pence
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Grade: PF 70 Ultra Cameo
- Platinum proof Platinum Jubilee Fifty Pence piece
- UK's first royal 50p
- This example graded PF 70 Ultra Cameo by NGC
- Obverse shows John Berghdahl's equestrian portrait of Elizabeth II
- Used only on 2022 Platinum Jubilee coinage
- Reverse features minimal 70 design by Osbourne Ross
- Proof coin, struck in 19.073 grams of 999.5 platinum
- Diameter: 27.30 millimetres
- From a limited edition presentation of just 50 coins
- Comes with original Royal Mint presentation packaging and COA
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