The Royal Mint has issued a Silver Proof Piedfort 50p Coin to commemorate the life of a British National Treasure – Stephen Hawking.
He was one of the worlds most famous physicists and he was also a brilliant ambassador for science. His dry sense of humour, and his infectious passion and acute mind meant he was able to bring complex ideas into the mainstream.
His breakthrough work was on blackholes and the popularisation of science are seen as significant contributions to humanity, bringing intricate details of time and space to a whole new audience.
This Silver Proof Piedfort Coin comes complete with numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer.
Metal: 925 Silver
Weight: 16 grams
Diameter: 27.30 mm
Denomination: Fifty Pence
estimated delivery 2-3 weeks