Friday, June 22, 2007

2007 UK Scouting Centenary 50p Silver Proof Piedfort

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.

Product Code:UKP31044
Alloy: 925 Sterling Silver
Denomination: 50P
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.

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