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2019 Stephen Hawking Gold Proof 50p Coin

The Stephen Hawking  Gold Proof 50 pence celebrates the life and work of one of the worlds most prestigious scientists. This is the first release in a new series of UK coins, each celebrating innovators of science. 

This coin is struck to a proof condition and comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.

The coins sold out within hours at The Royal Mint! These are strictly limited to 1 coin per customer / household. 

£975.00

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This is the first official UK coin to celebrate physicist, Stephen Hawking. 

Hawking's first book, A Brief History of Time, sold over 10 million copies. It was written for an audience without previous scientific knowledge. The book helped bring science to a new audience. 

Obverse

The obverse of the coin is the Jody Clark portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, which was first introduced in 2015. 

Reverse

The design on the reverse features a black hole. It was designed by Edwina Ellis, who also designed the UK £1 Bridge series of coins. 

The image shows a black hole, with the text "STEPHEN HAWKING" above it. 

Specification

Diameter 27.30 mm
Weight 15.5g
Denomination Fifty Pence
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Edwina Ellis
Mint The Royal Mint
Mintage  400

 

Delivery

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Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

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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.

 

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Orders < £1000 there is no additional fee

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