The British Royal Mint have issued the 2007 UK Scouting Centenary 50p Silver Proof Piedfort in commemoration of the Centenary of the Scouting Movement.
Struck in .925 sterling silver this splendid Proof Piedfort coin is double the thickness of its circulating counterpart and therefore contains twice the amount of silver.
Designed by one of the Royal Mint's own engravers, Kerry Jones, the coin 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'
Piedfort coin - struck on blanks twice the thickness of the standard coin
Limited-edition of 5,000 available worldwide
Struck in .925 sterling silver
Struck to exacting Proof quality
Features include the new reverse design by Royal Mint engraver Kerry Jones as well as the regular Ian Rank-Broadley's elegant portrait of the Queen features on the obverse
The Silver Proof Coin is beautifully displayed in an elegant presentation case and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Chief Executive of the Royal Mint.
Alloy: 925 Sterling Silver
Weight: 16 grams
Diameter: 27.3 mm
Designer (Reverse): Kerry Jones
Designer (Obverse): Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
This double thickness 2007 UK Scouting Centenary 50p Silver Proof Piedfort is sure to be much in demand in the coming years.