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Commemorating one of the greatest scientists of our age

Uniting the fields of general relativity and quantum mechanics, Stephen Hawking continued the work of Albert Einstein to make a series of astonishing discoveries. His work on black holes led him to think bigger, encapsulating the history of the universe in a single equation – a unifying theory of everything. In this exciting new series of coins, the great innovators of British science are celebrated in turn. This superior silver Proof piedfort coin is a fitting tribute to Hawking, one of the most brilliant scientists of modern times.



STEPHEN HAWKING is a trade mark of, and is used by the Royal Mint under licence from, the acting executors of the Estate of Professor Stephen Hawking.

The quotes of Stephen Hawking used are protected by copyright owned by the Estate of Professor Stephen Hawking and may not be reproduced without permission.


Celebrating the Life of Stephen Hawking 2019 UK 50p Silver Proof Piedfort Coin

Specification Value
Denomination 50p
Maximum Coin Mintage 2500
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 16.000g
Diameter 27.30mm
Specification Value
Reverse Designer Edwina Ellis
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2019
Pure Metal Type Silver
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