The gold standard was first introduced in the UK in 1821,
the gold standards early origins can be linked back to Sir Isaac Newton.
This Monetary system is based on a standard economic unit based on a fixed quantity of gold.
Most nations abandoned the gold standard as the basis of their monetary systems at some point in the 20th century, although many still hold substantial
amounts of gold in their reserves.
This lovely £100 1oz Gold proof coin has achieved the highest grade at NGC PF70 and comes complete with numbered Certificate box and cardboard outer