• 2015 UK Coin £100 BU Big Ben 24670
  • 2015 UK Coin £100 BU Big Ben 24671
  • 2015 UK Coin £100 BU Big Ben 24670
  • 2015 UK Coin £100 BU Big Ben 24671
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2015 UK Coin £100 BU Big Ben

In 2015, The Royal Mint produced the UK's first £100 coin, featuring Big Ben. The coin is silver and contains two troy ounces. Upon their release, in January, 2015, the coins sold out very quickly at The Royal Mint. This coin comes in a presentation pack.

£175.00

(Inc. VAT)

£145.83

(Exc. VAT)

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Big Ben

Although the clock tower is often referred to as 'Big Ben', it is actually the nickname of the bell inside the tower. It is possibly named after Sir Benjamin Hall, First Commissioner for Works 1855-1858.

The original bell was made in 1856, but cracked soon after. A replacement bell was cast in 1858, however that too cracked. In order to solve the problem, a lighter hammer was used to strike the bell. Did you know that the bell strikes an 'E' note?

The bell chimes in times of celebration (New Year) and mourning (Remembrance Day), uniting the nation. During World War I, the bell was silenced and the face darkened for two years.

The tower was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in 2012, to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

Obverse

Ian Rank-Broadleys portrait of the Queen is on the obverse.

Reverse

The coin features the Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben, on the reverse. It was designed by Royal Mint engravers Glyn Davies and Laura Clancy.

Specification

Denomination: £100
Issuing Authority: United Kingdom
Alloy: 999 Ag
Weight: 62.86g
Diameter: 40.00mm
Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer: Glyn Davies and Laura Clancy
Delivery

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 £9. 

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 +44 1253 343 081 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.

 

Postage 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 < £1000 there is no additional fee

Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee. 

 

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