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Though the Scottish weather doesn’t stay dry for long, With a Macintosh at hand, you won’t go far wrong.

What’s more British than complaining about the weather? It seems we’re never quite satisfied, and for every Briton, the Mackintosh is an item that accompanies them every day.

Invented by Charles Macintosh in the mid-19th century, the Macintosh (sometimes spelt Mackintosh) was a revolution. Made by sandwiching a layer of naphtha and rubber between two layers of fabric, the fabric only found its true calling when the Macintosh company merged with clothing company Thomas Hancock.

The first manufactured versions had a nasty habit of melting in the hot summer sun, however after a few improvements, the true Macintosh was born.  For years, creating a material that was truly waterproof was a pipe dream, however thanks to this Glaswegian chemist the Macintosh is now an item that we take for granted.

Specification

M - Mackintosh 2018 UK 10p Silver Proof Coin

Specification Value
Denomination 10p
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 6.50g
Diameter 24.50mm
Reverse Designer The Royal Mint Team
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2018
Pure Metal Type Silver
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