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Gibraltar: Penny Black 50 pence 2020
« on: November 30, 2019, 12:52:52 PM »
To commemorate the 180th anniversary of the Penny Black (first stamp), Gibraltar will soon issue a commemorative 50 pence coin.

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Re: Gibraltar: Penny Black 50 pence 2020
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019, 02:30:39 PM »
The coin will be available later today. It will be available in copper-nickel diamond finish, silver proof, silver proof piedfort, gold proof and gold proof piedfort.

The coins have a pearl-black effect and a shaved rim.

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Re: Gibraltar: Penny Black 50 pence 2020
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2019, 05:32:49 PM »
A better look at the coin.


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Re: Gibraltar: Penny Black 50 pence 2020
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2019, 06:10:09 PM »
It's not a new concept for a collector coin, of course. And there are also 2015 versions from these two territories, I believe (175th anniversary).

And Ascension Island did one for the Tu'penny Blue.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.