Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant General in the British Army, held the first Scouting encampment at
The movement promotes a program of informal education with an emphasis on practical outdoor activities and self reliance, including camping, woodcraft, aquatics, hiking, backpacking, and sports. Awards are given for merit and accomplishment in various scouting activities and abilities. A distinctive uniform insignia includes the fleur-de-lis and the trefoil, as well as merit badges and other patches.
For further information on the Scouts visit http://www.scouts.org.uk
The 2007 Scouting Centenary Silver Proof 50p comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity and
The Silver Proof fifty pence coin commemorating a 100 years of adventure. The reverse design by Kerry Jones, appropriately features a globe, emphasizing the growth of the Scouting Movement, along with the Scouts’ familiar fleur-de-lys and their famous motto ‘Be Prepared’ and the traditional obverse of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley, FRBS.
Struck in superb proof quality sterling .925 silver, there is a strictly issue limit of just 12,500
Alloy: .925 Sterling Silver
Weight: 8 g
Diameter: 27.3 mm
This is a beautiful 2007 Scouting Centenary Silver Proof 50p coin celebrating a notable achievement in education and self reliance and is sure to sell out fast.