precious metal proof sets 2016, The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint has released its United Kingdom Precious Metal Proof coin sets for 2016, containing the nation’s definitive and commemorative coins for the year and struck to an exceptional standard highlighting every design detail.

The sets for 2016 include the 2016 United Kingdom Gold Proof and the 2016 United Kingdom Silver Proof coin sets, which both feature precious metal renditions of the commemorative coins for the year. In addition, the Silver Proof set contains silver versions of the 2016 United Kingdom definitive (circulating) coins, whilst the 2016 United Kingdom Silver Proof Piedfort Set sports the Piedfort edition of the commemorative coin designs. The 2016 United Kingdom Silver Proof Commemorative Coin Set displays the commemorative coin designs in Silver Proof finish, as its name suggests.

2016 United Kingdom Precious Metal Proof Set specs from the Royal Mint
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2016 UK Precious Metal Proof Coin Set Specifications

The 2016 United Kingdom Gold Proof Coin Set

2016 UK Gold Proof Set
2016 UK Gold Proof Set

Quality standard: Royal Mint Proof
Limited edition presentation: 150
Composition: 22 carat gold
RRP: £6,100.00

Contents:

  • Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK £5 Coin
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Tragedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Comedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Histories
  • 350th Anniversary of The Great Fire of London 2016 UK £2 Coin
  • 100th Anniversary of the First World War – The Army 2016 UK £2
  • Last Round Pound 2016 UK £1 Coin
  • The 950th Anniversary of The Battle of Hastings 2016 UK 50p Coin

The 2016 United Kingdom Silver Proof Coin Set

Quality standard: Royal Mint Proof
Limited edition presentation: 1,500
Composition: 925 Sterling Silver
RRP: £595.00

Contents:

  • 2016 UK Definitive £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p – bearing the new effigy of Her Majesty the Queen by Royal Mint Engraver Jody Clark. Reverse designer for coins 1p to £1 is Matt Dent, and Antony Dufort’s Britannia features on the £2.
  • Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK £5 Coin
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Tragedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Comedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Histories
  • 350th Anniversary of The Great Fire of London 2016 UK £2 Coin
  • 100th Anniversary of the First World War – The Army 2016 UK £2
  • Last Round Pound 2016 UK £1 Coin
  • 950th Anniversary of The Battle of Hastings 2016 UK 50p Coin

The 2016 United Kingdom Silver Proof Piedfort Set

Quality: Royal Mint Proof Piedfort
Limited edition presentation: 1,500
Composition: 925 Sterling Silver
RRP: £595.00

Contents:

  • Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK £5 Coin
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Tragedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Comedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Histories
  • 350th Anniversary of The Great Fire of London 2016 UK £2 Coin
  • 100th Anniversary of the First World War – The Army 2016 UK £2
  • Last Round Pound 2016 UK £1 Coin
  • 950th Anniversary of The Battle of Hastings 2016 UK 50p Coin

The 2016 United Kingdom Silver Proof Commemorative Coin Set

2016 UK Silver Commemorative Set
2016 UK Silver Commemorative Set

Quality: Royal Mint Proof
Limited edition presentation: 1,500
Composition: 925 Sterling Silver
RRP: £395.00

Contents:

  • Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK £5 Coin
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Tragedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Comedies
  • 400th Anniversary of the Life of Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Coin – Histories
  • 350th Anniversary of The Great Fire of London 2016 UK £2 Coin
  • 100th Anniversary of the First World War – The Army 2016 UK £2
  • Last Round Pound 2016 UK £1 Coin
  • 950th Anniversary of The Battle of Hastings 2016 UK 50p Coin

 

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