This is the 2009 UK Annual Proof Coin Set - Standard.
The set contains twelve coins, from the Five Pound Crown down to the Penny. It includes the highly sought-after Kew Gardens 50p coin.
This set comes with a certificate of authenticity.
"Proof" coins are specially struck with great care and attention. The dies are highly polished on the flat surfaces, with a frosted finish on the design, the blanks from which the coins are struck are also polished before striking (minting), so that the finished coins show their designs to the absolutely best effect. The raised relief parts of the design have a frosted finish, and stand out from the background (field) which has a mirror finish. Each coin is carefully inspected prior to packaging, and is guaranteed to be perfect and without any blemish.
The fourth definitive UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. This portrait was introduced in 1998.
The £5 Crown coin commemorates the 500th anniversary of the accession of King Henry VIII. The reverse was engraved by John Bergdahl, and it shows a full-size portrait of the King.
The definitive 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p coins portray six elements of the shield of the Royal Arms, which align to reproduce an overall image of the shield. The £1 coin fetures the entire shield. The coins were designed by Matthew Dent.
The £2 Charles Darwin coin obverse was designed by Suzie Zamit and it commemmorates the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species.
The Kew Gardens 50p coin depicts the Chinese Pagoda at Kew Gardens, started 250 years ago by Princess Augusta. Christopher Le Brun ws responsible for designing this very popular coin.
The Robert Burns £2 is inscribed with some of the words from Auld Lang Syne. It celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.
The familiar Technology £2 coin is also present in this set.
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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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.
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