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2019 Stephen Hawking Gold Proof 50p Coin

2019 Stephen Hawking Gold Proof 50p Coin

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2019 Stephen Hawking Gold Proof 50p Coin

The Stephen Hawking Gold Proof 50 pence celebrates the life and work of one of the worlds most prestigious scientists. 

This coin is struck to a proof condition and comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.

These coins sold out within hours at The Royal Mint!

This is the first official UK coin to celebrate physicist, Stephen Hawking. 

Hawking's first book, A Brief History of Time, sold over 10 million copies. It was written for an audience without previous scientific knowledge. The book helped bring science to a new audience. 


The obverse of the coin is the Jody Clark portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, which was first introduced in 2015. 


The design on the reverse features a black hole. It was designed by Edwina Ellis


Diameter 27.30 mm
Weight 15.5g
Denomination Fifty Pence
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Edwina Ellis
Mint The Royal Mint
Mintage  400
  • Coin Weight:
    15.50 GRAMS OF 22 CARAT GOLD
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