In 2009 the Royal Mint together with the Royal Mail issued this lovely fifty pence coin and stamp cover to commemorate the opening of the Kew Gardens by Princess Augusta in 1759, the Princess wanted to devote a few acres of her garden, to rare and unusual plants so they could be cultivated for study. In 2009 the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew celebrates its 250th anniversary. The reverse of the coin depicts the famous China Pagoda.
Weight: 8 Grams
Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination : Fifty Pence
Obverse: Ian Rank Broadley
Reserve: Christopher Le Brun