Charles Babbage 2021 50p Silver Piedfort Proof Coin

Charles Babbage 2021 50p Silver Piedfort Proof Coin

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  • A commemorative coin celebrating Charles Babbage – the father of computing!
  • An official issue of the Royal Mint - part of the Innovation in Science Series
  • Struck to pristine Proof quality
  • Rare Piedfort coin - 16.00g of sparkling silver
  • Limited to 1,900 coins
  • Official British legal tender - spans 27.30mm in diameter

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Celebrating a British visionary – Charles Babbage
The British Royal Mint is celebrating the visionary mathematician Charles Babbage with an eye-catching Proof quality coin that encapsulates the heights of modern minting. Babbage was lifelong inventor whose idea for the Analytical Engine was a century ahead of its time and contained many essential features found in modern digital computers.

Exclusive Piedfort coin - double the SILVER!
An enviable legal tender Piedfort coin containing double the silver of the standard silver issue in this series – 16.00g! The reverse design is innovative and superbly struck, representing Babbage’s mechanical calculator and linking Victorian machinery to the digital age which he foreshadowed.

Limited to 1,900 coins you will want to secure yours today! Buy now.

More Information
Country of IssueUnited Kingdom
Year of Issue2021
Metal Purity (%)92.50
Limited Edition1500
Issued ByRoyal Mint
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