100 Years of Insulin 2021 50p Silver Proof Coin

100 Years of Insulin 2021 50p Silver 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 8g of PURE SILVER
  • 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 3,710 coins!

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A new SILVER PROOF - Innovation in Science series!
The Royal Mint is marking the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of insulin in 1921 with a highly collectable silver Proof that boasts a fascinating design! The reverse showcases an artistic interpretation of the structure of insulin, along with its molecular formula! The interplay of the frosted ‘molecules’ against a glistening silver flan make for a very attractive coin!

100 years since revolutionary discovery of Insulin!
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 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 of diabetics around the world!

Dated 2021, this fantastic coin is not only taken from a limited mintage of just 3,710, but is also part of a highly popular Royal Mint collection! A great gift for the medical professional! Buy now!

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Country of IssueUnited Kingdom
Year of Issue2021
Weight (g)8.0000
Metal Purity (%)92.50
Diameter (mm)27.30
Limited Edition3500
Issued ByRoyal Mint
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