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2021 50th Anniversary of Decimal Day 50p Piedfort Silver Proof

2021 50th Anniversary of Decimal Day 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Boxed
£119.00
On 15th February 1971, the currency of Great Britain changed. This day, known as Decimal Day, saw the abolishment of the shilling, and the pound being subdivided into 100 ‘new pence’. In memory of this monumental change, The Royal Mint released the 2021 50th Anniversary of Decimal Day 50p Piedfort Silver Proof. On the obverse, this edition has the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. On the reverse, by Dominique Evans, evokes the designs of pre-decimal coinage. The attractive and intricate motif shows parts of Shillings, Farthings, Threepences and more. This coin is from a limited mintage of 2,510, this Piedfort coin is struck in 16.00 grams of .925 Sterling Silver to proof standard. Purchase now from The Britannia Coin Company to receive this coin in its original packaging from The Royal Mint with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
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Obverse 

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'.

Reverse

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.

Specification

16.00 grams of .925 Sterling Silver. 27.30 millimetres diameter. Piedfort coin, struck to proof standard.

Presentation

From a limited presentation of 2,510, offered in its original packaging from The Royal Mint with numbered certificate of authenticity.

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