VIDEO UK PROOF 1981 COLLECTION IN RED LEATHER CASE CO 172

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) not provided
Weight (carats) not provided
Colors
Year 1981
Gold Coin
Silver Coin
Platinum Coin
Mint/Proof Coin
Uncirculated Coin
Certified Coin
Bi Metalic Coin
Coin Collection

1981 Gold Sovereign Proof Set
In 1981, the Royal Mint issued an unusual gold coin proof set. It contained a gold five pound coins, gold sovereigns, silver proof crown commemorating the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles to Princess Diana, and six minor coins. The previous occasion on which a British proof set was issued with a mixture of gold and other coins was in 1911 for the Coronation of George V.

The Nine Coins
The nine coins we refer to are the five pounds, gold sovereign, silver proof crown of 25 pence, and six base metal coins, 50 pence, 10 pence, 5 pence, 2 pence, penny, and halfpenny.

Specifications

Denomination Alloy Diameter Weight Description
Five Pounds Gold 36.02 39.94 St. George & Dragon
Sovereign (Pound) Gold 22.05 7.98 St. George & Dragon
Crown (25 Pence) Sterling Silver 38.61 28.28 Charles & Diana
Fifty Pence Cupro-Nickel 30.00 13.50 Britannia
Ten Pence Cupro-Nickel 28.50 11.31 Lion
Five Pence Cupro-Nickel 30.00 5.655 Crowned Thistle
Two Pence Bronze 25.91 7.128 Prince of Wales Feathers
Penny Bronze 20.32 3.564 Crowned Portcullis
Halfpenny Bronze 17.14 1.782 Crown

SPECIAL NOTE THE FIVE POUND GOLD COIN IS HUGE 39.94 GRAMS .9167 OR 1.177 OZ GOLD

ENCASED IN RED LEATHER CASE

SOVERIGN IS 7.98 GRMAS .9167 OR .2354 OZ

SETS ARE NOT NUMBERED BUT ONLY 1800 WERE MINTED

2h 11m 43s

Buy Now $3,242.00
$
Make an Offer
Shipping $3.00
21 Days via Standard Shipping
0 bids placed so far
Add to Watch List Ask a Question * All prices in USD

Audit Information

The Coin Sheriff program allows our members to request an audit on any auction, which is completed by an independent Numismatic Specialist who assesses the accuracy of the item description and pictures.

Request Audit

Pricing & Details

Bid Increment $1.00
Starting Bid $3,242.00
Auction ID 3021
Watchers 3 watching
Viewed 5,143 times
Starts 23rd Nov 2017 8:00pm PST
Ends 24th Nov 2017 8:00pm PST

Shipping & Insurance

Provider Shipping Transit
FedEx $3.00 5 Days
Standard Shipping $3.00 21 Days
Shipping Insurance all providers $101.26 (optional)

Hello! Coins Auctioned is an international marketplace offering coins and bullion from professional coin dealers & collectors. Register for $10 off your first purchase.