Take your chance to own an extremely unusual example of a 'mule' error coin from the Royal Mint today.
A 'mule' error occurs when one side of a coin has been struck with the wrong die. Your 2014 Year of the Horse 1oz Silver was mistakenly struck with the obverse from the 1oz Britannia. You can see the difference as the rim of the error coin features the distinctive denticles that characterise the Britannia series - yet the rim is supposed to be plain.
Take a look at the picture below to see the error - also included with your coin is an example of the correct coin so you can compare.
A mistake can make all the difference
Coin errors, especially on United Kingdom issues, are exceptionally uncommon. In the stamp world errors of printing have long been sought out above all other issues. This one mistake will mark your coin out in numismatic history as one of only a handful of times where the Royal Mint have released a mis-struck coin to the public.
Secure yours today before our small stock is exhausted, demand is sure to be strong.
Read our blog: Errors, Mules and Mis-strikes: Why the 2014 Year of the Horse Silver Coin is so sought after
2014 UK Year of the Horse 1oz Silver Mule Coin
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- Both coins:
- Metal: 999/1000 Silver
- Weight: 1 Troy oz
- Diameter: 38.61mm
- Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley - Mule coin incorrectly uses
- the obverse from the 1oz Britannia.
- Reverse: Year of the Horse design by Wuon-Gean Ho