2021 Insulin 50p Silver Proof Coin

£57.50

  • 2021 Insulin 50p Silver Proof Coin
  • Just 3,500 coins are available in this Limited Edition Presentation
  • Struck in 925 sterling silver and finished to Proof standard

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Description

100 Years of Insulin 2021 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin

Limited Edition 3500

  • Just 3,500 coins are available in this Limited Edition Presentation
  • Struck in 925 sterling silver and finished to Proof standard
  • Features an original design depicting the molecular structure of insulin
  • The fifth coin in the popular Innovation in Science series
  • Celebrating the innovative work of John Macleod, Sir Frederick Banting, Charles Best and James Collip
  • Produced in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen
  • Striking Standard – Silver Proof
    • Proof coins are the highest quality commemorative coins. Their sharpness, detail and finish are unrivalled, making them perfect for collectors looking for highest levels of craftsmanship and detail.
    • The dies used to strike Proof coins are hand-finished to ensure that all imperfections are removed. Blanks are fed into the coin press by hand before being struck up to six times, at a lower speed and with less pressure than other finishes, to preserve the finer details of the design.

Specification

DENOMINATION 50p
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 3710
ALLOY .925 Sterling Silver
WEIGHT 8.00 g
DIAMETER 27.30mm
REVERSE DESIGNER Iris De La Torre
OBVERSE DESIGNER Jody Clark
QUALITY Proof
YEAR 2021
PURE METAL TYPE Silver