100 Years of Insulin 2021 50p Gold Proof Coin

100 Years of Insulin 2021 50p Gold Proof Coin

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  • Commemorating one of the most important medical breakthroughs of the twentieth century
  • 100th Anniversary of the discovery of insulin!
  • Proof coin struck from 15.50g of PURE GOLD
  • Part of the British Royal Mint’s Innovation in Science series
  • Official British legal tender – 50p
  • Measures 27.30mm in diameter
  • A strictly limited mintage of 260 coins!

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A precious discovery in a golden coin
Dated 2021, the Royal Mint is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1921 discovery of insulin with a fantastic gold Proof coin! The clever design showcases an artistic interpretation of the structure of insulin, along with its molecular formula on a 27.30mm flan!

Celebrating medical history!
This British legal tender 50p coin is part of the popular Innovation in Science series and celebrates one of the most remarkable medical feats of the twentieth century! Of revolutionary global significance, the discovery of insulin by Dr John Macleod, Sir Frederick Banting, Dr Charles Best and Dr James Collip, revolutionised both the therapy and prognosis of diabetes and changed the lives of millions around the world!

A limited mintage of 260!
An exclusive gift for the medical professional and part of a collection that is extremely popular with coin collectors around the globe – we recommend immediate action. Buy now!

More Information
Country of IssueUnited Kingdom
Year of Issue2021
Weight (g)15.5000
Metal Purity (%)91.67
Diameter (mm)27.30
Limited Edition250
Issued ByRoyal Mint
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