Silver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Silver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinSilver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond

The half ounce silver piece is a bullion and commemorative denomination issued by the Royal Mint. It is used mostly for Britannia-type coins: British bullion coins issued in gold since 1987 and in silver since 1997. Some of the one-year types are not Britannia-themed.

This silver half-ounce commemorative coin is part of the extensive James Bond Collection issued by the Royal Mint in 2020.

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. Since Fleming's death in 1964, eight other authors have written authorised Bond novels or novelisations. The character - also known by his code number 007 - has also been adapted for television, radio, comic strip, video games and film.

The reverse design of the coin is a collaboration between Matt Dent and Christian Davies; this is the first Royal Mint commission for Christian Davies, while Matt Dent has completed several commissions including the 2012 Charles Dickens £2 coin, the 2011 World Wildlife Fund 50p coin and the suite of reverse designs for the definitive circulating coins from the 1p to the £1, released in 2008.

Within the James Bond Collection, this coin is the first part of a three-coin series with complementing designs which, put next to each other, make up the 007 logo.

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Obverse
United Kingdom / Silver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait").

Running continuously around the effigy is the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·. Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith, followed by the value and denomination in English and the year.

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Reverse
United Kingdom / Silver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond - reverse photo

The reverse shows the famous car of James Bond, an Aston Martin DB5. Overlaid on that, a large 0 (numeral zero), the first part of 007.

Below the exergue line, the character's famous introduction of himself: BOND, JAMES BOND.

The designers' initials, CD-MD (for Christian Davies and Matt Dent) are around right in the exergue.

The face value and date of issue are on the obverse.

Reverse Inscription BOND, JAMES BOND
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Issued in a black presentation box, with the coin encapsulated in a colour-painted acrylic block, Royal Mint product code: UK20B1HS, issue price £65.00, issue limit 15,007.

Issued in Set
James Bond 2020 UK Half-Ounce Silver Proof - 3 Coin Series, mintage unknown
3 coins: 1/2oz Silver - Bond, James Bond, 1/2oz Silver - Pay Attention, 1/2oz Silver - Shaken not Stirred
See also

Coins and bullion products in the James Bond series by the Royal Mint include:
- Gold 7 kg (£7,000), James Bond, 007, 2020
- Gold 2 kg (£2,000), James Bond, 007, 2020
- Gold 1 kg (£1,000), James Bond, 007, 2020
- Gold 10 oz (£500), James Bond, 007, 2021
- Gold 5 oz (£500), James Bond, 007, 2020
- Silver 1 kg (£500), James Bond, 007, 2020
- Silver 10 oz (£10), James Bond, 007, 2021
- Silver 5 oz (£10), James Bond, 007, 2020
- Gold 2 oz (£200), Bond, James Bond, 2020
- Gold 1 oz (£100), Bond, James Bond, 2020
- Gold 1/4 oz (£25), Bond, James Bond, 2020
- Silver 2 oz (£5), Bond, James Bond, 2020
- Silver 1 oz (£2), Bond, James Bond, 2020
- Silver 1/2 oz (£1), Bond, James Bond, 2020
- £5 Copper-Nickel, Bond, James Bond, 2020
- Gold 2 oz (£200), James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- Gold 1 oz (£100), James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- Gold 1/4 oz (£25), James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- Silver 2 oz (£5), James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- Silver 1 oz (£2), James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- Silver 1/2 oz (£1), James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- £5 Copper-Nickel, James Bond, Pay Attention, 2020
- Gold 2 oz (£200), James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- Gold 1 oz (£100), James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- Gold 1/4 oz (£25), James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- Silver 2 oz (£5), James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- Silver 1 oz (£2), James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- Silver 1/2 oz (£1), James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- £5 Copper-Nickel, James Bond, Shaken not Stirred, 2020
- 1 oz Gold Bar, James Bond - No Time to Die, 2020
- 10 oz Silver Bar, James Bond - No Time to Die, 2020
- 1 oz Silver Bar, James Bond - No Time to Die, 2020

All (45) coins of type: Silver Half Ounce (1/2 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Half Ounce 1997 Britannia 11,832 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' DEI ' GRATIA ' REGINA ' F ' D ' 1 POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 1998 Britannia 3,044 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2001 Britannia 4,596 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2003 Britannia 3,669 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2005 Britannia 2,360 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2007 Britannia - Standing 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2007 Britannia - Charioteer 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2007 Britannia - Guardian 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2007 Britannia - Waves 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2007 Britannia - Seated 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2007 Britannia - Wreath 4,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2008 Britannia 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2009 Britannia 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2010 Britannia 3,497 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2011 Britannia 2,483 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Standing 4,251 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Charioteer 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Guardian 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Waves 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Seated 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Wreath 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Beachside 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Profile 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2012 Britannia - Union Jack 1,656 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2013 Britannia 3,087 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2014 Britannia 2,285 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH ' II ' D ' G REG ' FID ' DEF ' 1 ' POUND '
Silver Half Ounce 2015 Britannia 1,559 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2016 Britannia 1,300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2017 Britannia 1,347 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2018 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2019 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 Music Legends - Queen unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 Music Legends - Elton John unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 Music Legends - David Bowie unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 James Bond, Pay Attention unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2020 James Bond, Shaken not Stirred unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Mr. Men - Mr. Happy unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Mr. Men - Mr. Strong and Little Miss Giggles unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Mr. Men - Little Miss Sunshine unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Music Legends - The Who unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Alice in Wonderland unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Half Ounce 2021 Through the Looking-Glass unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1 POUND · 2021 ·
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Silver Half Ounce 2020 Bond, James Bond: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeSilver Half Ounce (1/2 oz)
Issued2020
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Pound)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
DesignerMatt Dent, Christian Davies
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size27.000 mm
Mass15.710 g
OCC IDNXYD-ONZC-WDJK-OVRB
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