180th Anniversary of the Penny Black Stamp - 2020 22ct Gold Proof 50p

Product Code: L2365400

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Coin Highlights

  • 2020 22ct Gold Proof 50p
  • Struck in Solid 22-Carat Gold
  • Issued on Behalf of the Government of Gibraltar
  • Issue Limit: 299
  • Presented in a Unique Presentation Box with Certificate


Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the new release of the Worlds very first Pearl Black 50p coin to celebrate the 180th Anniversary of the Penny Black stamp. 

This new coin has been produced using the same design as our 1990 coin to commemorate the anniversary of the world's first adhesive stamp. However, our 2019 coin features a change of anniversary and denomination. 

The coin had be struck in 22-Carat Gold and is limited to only 299 pieces worldwide. The coin will be presented in a beutiful red box with a special certificate of authencity.

Our stunning new coin features the 'Penny Black' stamp and is available in 22ct Gold Proof. The obverse of the coin features the Pobjoy Mint exclusive Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 

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In 1840, the famous reformer, Rowland Hill introduced the World's First adhesive stamp to Britain. This stamp made philatelic history, with a beautiful yet simple design by Henry Corbould showing the profile of a young Queen Victoria. 

Metal 22ct Gold Proof
Diameter 27.30mm
Weight 8.00gms
Issue Limit 299

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