Platinum Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Platinum Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 2016 - )
Coin TypePlatinum Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz)

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. The quarter ounce (1/4 oz) platinum coins are denominated as Twenty-five Pounds (£25).

The coins are legal tender, but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at bullion investors or collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art. The coins are typically "one-year" types usually issued in parallel with smaller denominations with the same reverse designs.

Obverse
United Kingdom / Platinum Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz) - obverse photo

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend (in Latin).

Obverse InscriptionLegend of the ruling British monarch
Reverse
United Kingdom / Platinum Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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Platinum Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
From2016
Face Value25 (x Pound)
CurrentYes
Material0.9995 Platinum
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size (mm)20
Mass (g)7.8500