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2008 UK - Royal Shield Of Arms Proof Set

2008 UK - Royal Shield Of Arms Proof Set

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2008 Royal Shield of Arms Proof Set: A Modern British Coinage Masterpiece

Own a piece of modern British numismatic history with this 2008 Royal Shield of Arms proof set. This limited edition set features the innovative shield of arms design by Matthew Dent, chosen through a public competition and inspired by heraldic tradition and the unity of the UK.

Key Features:

  • Complete 7-Coin Set: Includes £1, 50p, 20p, 20p, 5p, 2p, and 1p coins featuring segments of the shield of arms design.
  • Iconic Royal Shield: Celebrates the instantly recognizable symbol of the United Kingdom, adopted in 1952.
  • Innovative Design: The jigsaw-like form pays tribute to coinage history while adding a playful element.
  • Limited Edition: Only 20,000 sets were issued with base metal alloy coins.
  • Original Presentation: Comes in the original leather-bound and velvet-lined case from The Royal Mint.
  • Certificate of Authenticity: Includes an information booklet that doubles as a certificate of authenticity.

Condition Note:

Please note that the outer box has sustained some damage (as pictured) while the inner case has some outer wear and tear. The coins and inner case remain in excellent condition.

This 2008 Royal Shield of Arms proof set is a must-have for any collector of modern British coinage. Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of history and celebrate one of the most iconic designs in recent numismatic history.

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