2021 Decimal Day 50p Gold Proof PF 70 Struck on the Day
Fifth crowned portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. Running continuously around the effigy: 'ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F· D · 50 PENCE · 2021'.
Designed by Dominique Evans. In centre, a small seven sided shape containing the inscription '1971 DECIMAL DAY'. Around, parts of the designs of British pre-decimal coins, clockwise: two shillings; shilling; wren farthing; brass threepence; sixpence; a ship-type halfpenny; the figure of Britannia from a penny.
15.50 grams of 22 carat gold. 27.30 millimetres diameter. Struck to proof standard.
One of only 450 issued in this presentation. Graded PF 70 Ultra Cameo by NGC indicating a flawless, high-contrast finish. Additional 'First Releases' and 'Struck on the Day' designations. Certificate number in images may not match the coin you receive though the grade will be the same.
Frequently Asked Questions
'Struck on the day' coins are commemorative coins minted on a particular event or anniversary. For instance, The Royal Mint has issued struck on the day Sovereigns to mark royal marriages and births as well as jubilees. These coins are offered in limited numbers, often with a brilliant uncirculated finish.
'Struck on the day' coins can command higher prices than their general issue counterparts. These coins are minted on the day of an important event or anniversary in very limited numbers. Though struck on the day Sovereigns are usually issued in BU they often have a value comparable to a proof coin.
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