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2008 UK £1 - Silver Proof 25th Anniversary 14 Coin Set

In 2008, the modern £1 coin celebrated the 25th anniversary of the release of the £1. This special £1 silver proof collection marks this event.

The collection comprises 14 silver proof coins, each one featuring a different design, which is coated in 24 carat gold, used on the £1 coin over the last quarter of a century.

£341.98

(Special Scheme Inc. VAT)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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Round £1 Coins

Although all five of the designs from 2004 onward have been issued as silver proofs already, the coins in this new collection are all dated 2008, whereas the original versions bore their original date of issue.

  • Low issue limit of just 3,000 sets for worldwide distribution
  • Each coin struck to impeccable proof standard
  • Beautifully displayed in a black leather display case and accompanied by an informative booklet and numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

 We buy and sell all coins including gold proof pound coins.

Obverse

The obverse of each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of the Queen, the 2008 year date and the inscription:

ELIZABETH.II.D.G REG.F.D

Reverse

The Definitive £1 Coin

Representing the United Kingdom, the first modern £1 coin appropriately depicted Britain's pre-eminent heraldic symbol, the Royal Arms, Eric Sewell, former Chief Engraver at the Royal Mint, was "greatly honoured, highly delighted and totally surprised" to have won the competition for the reverse design in 1983.

The Royal Shield

In 1988 a further £1 coin representing the United Kingdom was struck, Derek Gorringe's design featured a fine depiction of the Royal Arms within a shield divided into four parts.

The Floral Series

The first series, designed by the distinguished silversmith Leslie Durbin, depicted stylised floral emblems relating to the four home nations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The Heraldic Series

The reverse designs for the second series of four £1 coins were modelled by the acclaimed sculptor and experienced numismatic artist Norman Sillman. The theme was mainly heraldic.

The Bridge Series

The Bridge series of reverse designs was conceived by wood engraver Edwina Ellis. She was invited to take part in a limited competition and, abandoning the more traditional heraldic approach, she chose designs representing Britain's Industrial Heritage.

Specification

Description Diameter (mm) Weight (grams) Alloy Actual Silver Weight (troy ounces) Issue Limit
Individual Coins 22.50 9.50 0.925 0.2825  
Total 14 Coin Set   133.004 0.925 3.955 3000
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

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 gold 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.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

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

Postal Insurance

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. 

  • Orders < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.