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2022 Platinum Jubilee Fifty Pence Piedfort Silver Proof Coin

UK22P5PF 2022 Platinum Jubilee 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Boxed

Buy a 2022 Platinum Jubilee Fifty Pence Piedfort Silver Proof Coin

The first royal Fifty Pence in piedfort sterling silver. In February 2022 Her Majesty the Queen will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. She came to the throne in 1952 and is now Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, the first to celebrate seventy years on the throne. To mark this once-in-a-lifetime occasion, The Royal Mint has released a range of commemorative Platinum Jubilee coinage, including this 50p. It’s the first time a fifty pence design has been used to celebrate a royal event. The reverse shows a minimal, graphic design, created by Osborne Ross, a London-based design agency. It features a simple number 70 with a royal cypher and the anniversary dates (‘1952-2022’). This is paired with a unique obverse, to be used only for coins in the Platinum Jubilee collection. Crafted by veteran coinage designer John Bergdahl its composed of an equestrian portrait of Elizabeth II within a garter and is similar to previous commemorative jubilee coinage. Struck in 16.00 grams of .925 sterling silver, this double-weight piedfort coin is from a limited edition presentation of 2,500 and is not longer available on The Royal Mint website. It’s offered in its original presentation packaging with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
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Silver proof piedfort Platinum Jubilee Fifty Pence from a remarkable Royal Mint collection.

Piedfort Silver Proof Platinum Jubilee 50p

  • Obverse: 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.
  • Reverse: Large '70' with crowned royal 'ER' cypher in zero with anniversary dates below ('1952-2022'). Design: Osbourne Ross.
  • Specification: Piedfort proof coin, struck in 16.00 grams of .925 sterling silver. Diameter: 27.30 millimetres. Face value: 50p / Fifty Pence.
  • Presentation: From a limited edition presentation of 2,500. These piedfort silver proof 50ps comes in their original presentation packaging from The Royal Mint with a numbered certificate of authenticity enclosed.

The Royal Mint's Platinum Jubilee Range

2022 marks seventy years since Elizabeth II ascended the throne. She became our monarch on the death of her father, George VI, in 1952 and was crowned at Westminster Abbey the following year. Seven decades on she's our longest reigning monarch and celebrating a remarkable milestone, achieved by no other British King or Queen: a Platinum Jubilee.

In the UK we've marked the occasion with a special four-day summer Bank Holiday, tree plantings, street parties and parades. There's plenty of souvenirs available to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee but The Royal Mint's extensive range of 70th anniversary coinage represents the most prestigious mementoes on offer. With a range of special jubilee designs offered on everything from brilliant uncirculated 50ps to platinum proof annual sets, there’s options for everyone in this range.

We’ve got a full run down on the range including annual sets and 2022 Sovereigns on our blog: Platinum Jubilee Coins: 2022 Range From The Royal Mint.

John Berghdahl's Equestrian Portrait

Key collectible pieces in the Platinum Jubilee range feature a special, one-year-only obverse, temporarily replacing Jody Clark's fifth definitive effigy. The work of veteran coinage designer John Bergdahl, the Platinum Jubilee coinage portrait shows Her Majesty the Queen on horseback, surrounded by a garter motif with the date below.

It's reminiscent though not identical to the 1953 Coronation Crown. Commemorative Crowns issued in 1977 and 2002 for the Silver Jubilee and Golden Jubilee respectively also featured equestrian portraits. Even into her nineties the Queen has been pictured horse riding and is know for her love of the animals. These designs - the new Platinum Jubilee portrait included - offer a littleinsight into her character and harken back to historic coinage which has sometimes shown monarchs astride.

The First Royal Fifty Pence

Royal events and anniversaries are generally celebrated by The Royal Mint on Crown-sized pieces. 2022 Platinum Jubilee Fifty Pence pieces mark the first time that a monarchic milestone has been featured on this denomination.

2022 Platinum Jubilee 50ps feature a minimal '70' motif by design agency Osbourne Ross that fills the reverse field of these coins which are available in platinum, gold, silver, piedfort silver and brilliant uncirculated finishes. Within the zero sits a crowned royal cypher with the anniversary dates below: 1952-2022. It's a clean-lined and instantly recognisable motif that will be easy to spot in your change when it enters circulation.

Circulated 70 50ps will show the current definitive effigy of Elizabeth II to the obverse but special collectors editions feature John Berghdahl's horse and garter design which can best be appreciated on proof editions.

Platinum Coins For The Platinum Jubilee

As might be expected, the Platinum Jubilee range offers several coins in … well ... platinum.

The Royal Mint has issued the odd collectible coin in platinum before but they've gone all out for 2022 offering piedfort platinum proof £5 Crowns and platinum proof 50ps in this lesser used precious metal. If you're looking for a gift for the royal fan in your life to commemorate a remarkable year then your top choice has to be an official UK coin in platinum.

We're excited to carry the 2022 platinum proof annual set - the first of its kind - featuring five coins in 999.5 platinum. Just 30 of these have been issued making it among the scarcest releases in the collection.

Are 2022 Platinum Jubilee Coins Valuable?

Many of the coins in the Platinum Jubilee range have been offered in very limited numbers. This is true of the larger coins in the collection including the 5oz gold and silver proof coins as well as the 2oz gold and silver pieces. These items quickly sold out on The Royal Mint website.

We know that gold Sovereigns with special reverse designs command significant prices so it's likely that the 2022 Sovereign family which features a special royal arms reverse will proof popular in the short and long terms. The 2022 Sovereign design is the work of Timothy Noad and, like other coins in the Platinum Jubilee collection, looks back to a rich heritage of British coinage design for inspiration. Between classic heraldic motifs like that on the gold proof and silver proof £5 Crown and the contrasting sleek modernism of Osbourne Ross' 50p we think that there's a broad appeal to this range which will mean they remain appealing to collectors.

How To Sell Your Platinum Jubilee Coins

We buy Royal Mint Platinum Jubilee coins for market leading prices. Whether you're looking to sell limited edition gold proof coinage or an extra brilliant uncirculated 50p, you can get a free, no obligation quote via our Sell Your Coins page. Worried about selling your Platinum Jubilee coins from home? Just scroll down to read some of our five-star reviews or contact us today to talk through your sale with our expert staff.


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