Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from Ascension Island - detailed information

Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from Ascension Island (issued 2022 - )
Coin TypeSilver Five Ounces (5 oz)

Ascension Island is a small island in the South Atlantic Ocean which is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. The currency of the island is the Saint Helena pound, fixed at parity with the pound sterling. The island has authorised some private mints to issue coins under its jurisdiction, which come in a variety of sizes - including in the large silver five ounces (5 oz silver) format, usually denominated as £25.

The coins are considered "Non-Circulating Legal Tender" and not "bullion", since they are issued at prices much higher than intrinsic value of their precious metal content.

Ascension Island / Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) - obverse photo

Effigy and legend of the ruling British monarch, face value, date of issue.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the monarch, face value, date
Ascension Island / Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as listed individually below.

Reverse Inscription 5 oz 999 SILVER
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Silver Five Ounces (5 oz): Details
CountryAscension Island
CurrencySaint Helena Pound, Ascension Island
Face Value25 (x Pound)
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Mass155.5000 g