It’s been 100 years since the discovery of insulin in 1921, and to celebrate The Royal Mint have released a new 50p coin!
A UK First
In celebration of the historic feat made by Dr John Macleod, Sir Frederick Banting, Dr Charles Best and Dr James Collip, this is the first time that the discovery of insulin has been commemorated on a UK coin!
Designer Iris De La Torre depicts the discovery of insulin with a design that includes its molecular formula and structure, putting the research that has helped millions of diabetics worldwide at the heart of the coin.
Struck to a superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality
This coin has been struck to Brilliant Uncirculated quality, so your coin will arrive free of any of the marks and scratches usually found on circulating coinage.
What’s more, it comes beautifully presented in stylish packaging from The Royal Mint and is available at The Royal Mint’s official issue price of JUST £10 (+p&p).
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UK 2021 Insulin 50p BU Pack
(+ £2.99 p&p)
(+ £2.99 p&p)
- Country of Issue: UK
- Year of Issue: 2021
- Coin Diameter: 27.3mm
- Coin Weight: 8g
- Obverse: Jody Clark
- Reverse: Iris De La Torre
- Metal: Cupro Nickel
- Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated