2019 5 Ounce Gold Proof 50th Anniversary of the Concorde Flight - Jersey.
This coin commemorates Concorde's first supersonic flight on 1st October 1969. It is struck to a high quality proof finish in 22-carat / 0.917 fine gold.
This coin is numbered 01 of only 15 issued, making it a must have for rare coin collectors!
Concorde was a British-French supersonic passenger jet that flew until 2003. Flying on Concorde was seen as a status symbol for many who aspired to be one of her passengers. The aircraft had a maximum speed which was more than twice the speed of sound. A typical flight from London to New York took less than three and a half hours. Concorde was withdrawn from flight on 24 October 2003.
The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley's portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse features an image of a flying Concorde underneath a machmeter and showing the dates 1969-2019.
The coin is inscribed:
50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SUPERSONIC CONCORDE FLIGHT • £10
|Weight / Size||5 Ounce|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||4.58|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Mike Guilfoyle|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||Unknown|
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