Silver Fortieth-Ounce (1/40 oz), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Silver Fortieth-Ounce (1/40 oz), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 2014 - )
Coin TypeSilver Fortieth-Ounce (1/40 oz)

Britannia coins are British bullion coins issued by the Royal Mint in gold since 1987 and in silver since 1997. The original Britannia silver coins contain one troy ounce (1 oz) of silver and have a face value of £2.

Silver Britannias are also issued in fractional sizes of one-half, one-quarter, one-tenth, 1/20th and 1/40th of a troy ounce and with face values of £1, 50p, 20p, 10p and 5p respectively (that is, the fortieth-ounce silver piece is officially denominated as 5 pence). There is also a five-ounce coin of face value £10.

Obverse
United Kingdom / Silver Fortieth-Ounce (1/40 oz) - obverse photo

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

Obverse InscriptionLegend of the ruling British monarch, value
Reverse
United Kingdom / Silver Fortieth-Ounce (1/40 oz) - reverse photo

Reverse designs as individually described in the listings below.

Reverse InscriptionBRITANNIA [year] 1/20 oz FINE SILVER
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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Silver Fortieth-Ounce (1/40 oz): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
From2014
Face Value5 (x Penny)
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size (mm)8
Mass (g)0.8000
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