Temnodontosaurus 2021 50p Gold Proof Coin

Temnodontosaurus 2021 50p Gold Proof Coin

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  • First coin in the Mary Anning SeriesDesign showcasing the Temnodontosaurus
  • Struck by the Royal Mint to Proof quality
  • Official Legal Tender – 27.3 mm diameter
  • INCLUDES Custom display case in a beautiful cherry wood finish
  • INCLUDES Certificate of Authenticity
  • Extremely limited-edition mintage of only 250!

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The Royal Mint presents the Temnodontosaurus 2021 50p Gold Proof Coin, the first design in the Mary Anning series paying tribute to the ancient fossils and creatures she discovered.

The Temnodontosaurus 2021 50p Gold Proof Coin honours the unsung British fossil hunter by showcasing one of her most magnificent discoveries. This apex marine predator roamed and hunted the ocean millions of years ago, and is brought to life in brilliant detail on this coin by designer Robert Nicholls.

This British legal tender coin is struck to Proof quality, and presented in a custom display case with a beautiful cherry wood finish. In addition, the coin also comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the Royal Mint. At a very limited-edition mintage of only 250, don’t miss out on your opportunity to own this celebration of Mary Anning’s landmark findings! Click “add to cart” now!

Mary Anning – One of Britain’s Greatest Fossil Hunters

In the 19th Century, near her home in Lyme Regis, Mary Anning made a series of remarkable fossil finds. These discoveries contributed to changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the earth itself. As a working-class woman, however, Mary was denied academic acclaim in the scientific circles of her time.

With a major motion picture released in 2020 on the life of this female pioneer starring Kate Winslet, this coin is sure to attract the attention of both numismatists and historians alike.

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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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