In 2009 the Royal Mint released this Silver Piedfort four coin collection.
Featuring Henry VIII,500th Anniversary Five pound crown,
Robert Burns 250th Anniversary Two pound Coin,
Charles Darwin 200th Anniversary Two Pound Coin
and the much sought after Kew Gardens 250th Anniversary Fifty pence coin.
The term ‘piedfort’ comes from the French Language, meaning ‘heavyweight’.
The coins are double the normal thickness of a standard coin and so nice and chunky!
All the above are proof finish and comes complete, with numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer.
Henry VIII Robert Burns and Charles Darwin Kew Gardens
Metal: .925% Silver .925% Silver embellished with fine Gold .925% Silver
Weight: 56.56 Grams 24 Grams 16 Grams
Diameter: 38.61 mm 28.40 mm 27.30 mm
Denomination: Five Pound Two Pound Fifty Pence