The 2008 UK Silver Proof Piedfort Four-Coin Collection, Coin Set from United Kingdom - detailed information

The 2008 UK Silver Proof Piedfort Four-Coin Collection
Set NameThe 2008 UK Silver Proof Piedfort Four-Coin Collection

In 2008 the Royal Mint released a very special Limited Issue Piedfort Silver Proof 4-coin collection all struck in solid Sterling Silver. The set includes two Piedfort £5 Five Pound Silver Proof Coins, the 450th Anniversary of the Accession of Elizabeth I and 60th Birthday of Prince Charles of Wales. Also included in the set is the Piedfort Olympic Games Centenary £2 Two Pound Silver Proof Coin and the Royal Shield of Arms £1 One Pound Silver Proof Coin.

The obverse of all the coins have the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley. Piedforts are coins which have been specially struck on thicker than normal blanks.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage1,746
Royal Mint
Royal Mint
Coin Set Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Mintage Limit3,000
Coins GradePiedfort
Material0.925 Silver
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Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Spink, Coins of England and the United KingdomPSS36-2008