UK 2022 Alan Turing Silver Proof Piedfort 50p
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Prestigious Silver Piedfort: Code-breaking UK Alan Turing 50p

Comparison Between Silver 50P And Silver Piedfort 50P
Alan Turing Silver Piedfort 50P Obverse Reverse
The Hidden Codes On The Alan Turing 50P Uncovered
Alan Turing Silver Piedfort 50P In Box
Alan Turing Silver Piedfort 50P Packaging

Prestigious Silver Piedfort: Code-breaking UK Alan Turing 50p

Own the extremely limited edition Silver Piedfort 50p coin released by The Royal Mint, honouring mathematician, philosopher and scientist, Alan Turing!

The coin design itself features three hidden codes, but what's really intriguing is the edition limit...

Double the weight AND thickness

Struck to Piedfort quality, each coin has been struck using a double thickness Sterling Silver blank, meaning it is double the weight as a standard Silver 50p. The edition limit of this 50p coin is  also half that of the standard silver specification, making it much scarcer. 

In fact, just 1,500 have been produced by The Royal Mint! When you consider the SOLD-OUT Stephen Hawking Silver Piedfort 50p had an edition limit of 2,500, demand will likely outdo supply. 

What's more, the design itself features three elements worthy of a code-breaking expert like Turing…

Code 1. GEARS.GRIN.THAN Every 3-square-meter of the world has been given a unique combination of three words. Go to ‘whatthreewords’ to find out where Turing studied at University…

Code 2. ‘ONLY A FORETASTE OF WHAT IS TO COME’ Turing’s quote in The Times, June 1949

Code 3. Matt Dent and Christian Davies The coin designers initial

The good news is you can add this Silver Proof Piedfort 50p to your collection today!

Or own the even more limited Gold Proof version here >>

Order Ref 185/ALA9/0
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Price £125.00 (+ £3.99 p&p)

Specifications

  • Year of Issue: 2022
  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Metal: .925 Silver
  • Diameter: 27.30mm
  • Weight: 16.00g
  • Finish: Proof
  • Obverse: Jody Clark
  • Reverse: Matt Dent and Christian Davies
  • Maximum Coin Mintage: 1,510
  • Limited Edition Presentation: 1,500

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.