This is a 2003 Andorra Silver Proof Euro Pattern Set.
It cointains nine coins, from the 1 cent piece to the 5 euro piece. All the coins are struck sterling silver (.925 fineness).
As this coin set was issued at a time when Andorra was not officially using the euro, the coins are not legal tender and are known as 'pattern' coins. They were produced by the International Numismatic Agency.
Andorra did not have an official currency before adopting the euro. Before 2001, the currencies of its neighbours, the French franc and Spanish peseta, were used and accepted in the microstate. As such, this coin set is an unofficial 'pattern' set.
After the introduction of the euro, Andorra found itself using the euro currency unilaterally. Negotiations between the EU and Andorra eventually lead to a monetary agreement being reached, allowing the country to make the euro its official currency, and permitting it to issue euro coins from the 1st July 2013.
It was anticipated that this is what the Andorra euros might look like in 2003 when this set was made, but it wasn't until 2014 that Andorran euros were actually produced.
Pattern pieces differ from coins issued for general circulation. They are not official legal tender coins and are widely recognised by collectors as exceptional items.
|5 Euros||20.5g||36mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|2 Euros||10.4g||25.7mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|1 Euro||8.2g||22.8mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|50 cent||8.0g||24.3mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|20 cent||6.6g||22mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|10 cent||4.3g||19.3mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|5 cent||5.0g||20.7mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|2 cent||4.6g||18.5mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
|1 cent||4.5g||16.8mm||Silver 0.925||Proof|
Total Silver Weight: 67.25 grammes or 2.16 troy ounces.
You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.
Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.
All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out.
If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.
View our full Terms & Conditions.
We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows
If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.
For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.
Full delivery information can be found by clicking here
We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products.
If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.