Coinage of Great Britain & Northern Ireland 1979, Coin Set from United Kingdom - detailed information

Coinage of Great Britain & Northern Ireland 1979
Set NameCoinage of Great Britain & Northern Ireland 1979

This is the ninth United Kingdom proof mint set featuring the - then new - decimal Pound Sterling currency. At that time, it only had the six circulating denominations included in the set. Larger denominations, and the 20p coin, were issued later.

The set also includes a 1979-dated oblong Royal Mint token.

This was the only mint set issued this year. The Royal Mint started issuing Brilliant Uncirculated sets only in 1982.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage81,000
PackagingPlastic-encapsulated with grey external cardboard sleeve, in blue envelope
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Coin Set Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Issued1979
Coins6
Mintage81,000
Coins GradeProof
MaterialVarious
Release PriceGBP 6.40
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