P - Post Box 2019 UK 10p Uncirculated Coin | The Royal Mint

2019

P - Post Box 2019 UK 10p Uncirculated Coin

  • A pillar for our community, which has adorned our streets since 1852.
  • Each design depicting an acclaimed British icon.
  • Each coin is presented individually in a clear pouch.
Price: £2.00
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  • Product code: UK19PUNC

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Standing there proudly in a bold colour red, The postboxes mark out our pathway ahead.

Introduced in 1852 the post box, or pillar box, was created just 12 years after the introduction of the Penny Black postage stamp. It wasn’t until 1874 that the bright red colour was chosen to replace the 1859 green that had been introduced to standardise the boxes.

After the 2012 Olympics, held in London, many postboxes throughout Britain were painted gold in the home towns of gold medal winning athletes.

You don’t need to look far to find your local postbox. According to the Royal Mail, a post box stands within half a mile of over 98% of the UK population and there are around 115,500 pillar, wall, and lamp boxes to choose from. Each post box has a story to tell and many have particular meaning for local communities.

P - Post Box 2019 UK 10p Uncirculated Coin

Denomination 10p
Alloy Nickel Plated Steel
Weight 6.50g
Diameter 24.50mm
Reverse Designer The Royal Mint Team
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Uncirculated
Year 2019

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