1997 United Kingdom Silver Proof Fifty Pence Two-Coin Set, Coin Set from United Kingdom - detailed information

1997 United Kingdom Silver Proof Fifty Pence Two-Coin Set
Set Name1997 United Kingdom Silver Proof Fifty Pence Two-Coin Set

This two-coin set features two fifty-pence coins dated 1997 and made of sterling silver: one with the size of the old (large) type of 50p which got discontinued in 1997, and one with the size of the small version introduced to replace it.

The larger-sized fifty pence weighs 13.50 grams and measures 30.00 mm in diameter, while the smaller coin weighs 8.00 grams and measures 27.30 mm. Their designs are identical.

The set comes in a green leatherette box, with a Certificate of Authenticity.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage10,304
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Coin Set Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Issued1997
Coins2
Mintage10,304
Mintage Limit25,000
Coins GradeProof FDC (PR65 and above)
Material0.925 Silver
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Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Spink, Coins of England and the United KingdomPSS06-1997