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  1. Ask backyardbullion about that One! I don't think he ever posted a final video to show how much he recovered from his scrap electronics:)
  2. I have the whole series to date & most of them have got toning on them already:(
  3. Yes! There will be a second part. This is all the designs! The highlighted ones are in second part:) b, d , e , h , I DESIGNS OF THE COINS 4. The design of the said fifty pence gold, silver and cupro-nickel coins shall be either: ‘For the obverse impression either: (a) Our effigy with the inscription “∙ ELIZABETH II ∙ DEI ∙ GRA ∙ REG ∙ FID ∙ DEF ∙ 2019”; or (b) Our effigy with the inscription “∙ ELIZABETH II ∙ D ∙ G ∙ REG ∙ F ∙ D ∙ 50 PENCE ∙ 2019”, and for the reverse either: (a) the figure of Britannia, seated beside a lion, with a shield resting against her right side, holding a trident in her right hand and an olive branch in her left hand; and the figure “50” together with the words “NEW PENCE”; or (b) a design representing the D-Day landings of the Allied invasion force heading for Normandy and filling the sea and sky, with the inscription “50 PENCE”; or (c) the legs of a running athlete with a stylized stopwatch in the background and, with the inscription “50 PENCE”; or (d) a depiction of the obverse and reverse of a Victoria Cross with the date “29. JAN 1856” in the centre of the reverse of the Cross, with the inscription “VC” “FIFTY PENCE (e) a depiction of a soldier carrying a wounded comrade with an outline of the Victoria Cross surrounded by a sunburst effect in the background with the inscription “FIFTY PENCE” ; or (f) a fleur-de-lis superimposed over a globe and accompanied by the inscription “BE PREPARED” and the dates “∙ 1907 ∙” and “∙ 2007 ∙”, and the denomination “FIFTY PENCE”; or (g) a design showing the pagoda, a building strongly associated with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, encircled by a vine and accompanied by the dates “1759” and “2009”, with the word “KEW” at the base of the pagoda; or (h) a design showing the scene from the Bayeux tapestry depicting King Harold with an arrow in his eye accompanied by the inscription “BATTLE OF HASTINGS 1066” and the date “2016” (i) a design showing airmen running to their planes with enemy aircraft overhead accompanied by the inscription “THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940”; or (j) a design which depicts a repeating pattern of the current identity of Girlguiding UK, accompanied by the inscription “CELEBRATING ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF GIRLGUIDING UK” and the denomination “50 PENCE”. The coins shall have a plain edge.’ 5. This Proclamation shall come into force on the eighth day of November Two thousand and eighteen. Given at Our Court at Buckingham Palace this seventh day of November in the year of Our Lord Two thousand and eighteen and in the sixty-seventh year of Our Reign.
  4. Member of the forum stan lee site preciousgoldandsilver.co.uk £19.99 https://www.preciousgoldandsilver.co.uk/product-page/2018-1oz-st-helena-us-trade-dollar-999-silver-coin-bu-2nd-in-series
  5. 2019 Tower of London - Legend of the Ravens Description The Royal Mint celebrates one of the most iconic Royal Palaces of the United Kingdom . ‘ The Tower of London’ . The White Tower was built over a thousand years ago, by William the Conquer, it stands proudly on the Banks of the river Thames. The Tower’s long history has seen it bear witness to some of the great events from our history, including Anne Boelyn who was imprisoned and executed there, it was also home to the Royal Mint for over five hundred years. It was even London’s very first Zoo. Today it is home to the Crown Jewels and are guarded by the Yeoman Warders, who are former members of the United Kingdoms armed forces. The Tower is also home to Ravens, it is not known when the ravens first came to the Tower of London, but their presence there is surrounded by myth and legend. Unusually for birds of ill omen, the future of both Country and Kingdom relies upon their continued residence, for according to legend, at least six ravens must remain lest both Tower and Monarchy fall. The first Royal Observatory was housed in the north eastern turret of the White Tower. Legend has it that John Flamsteed (1646 – 1719), the ‘astronomical observator’ complained to King Charles II that the birds were interfering with his observations. The King therefore ordered their destruction only to be told that if the ravens left the Tower, the White Tower would fall and a great disaster befall the Kingdom. Sensibly the King changed his mind and decreed that at least six ravens should be kept at the Tower at all times to prevent disaster. This lovely silver proof Five pound coin comes complete with numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer. Metal: .925 Silver Weight: 28.28 Grams Diameter: 38.61 Denomination: Five Pound Quality: Proof
  6. If you find there monthly leaflet in store, there is a £5 off voucher if you spend £40:) This leaflet is smaller & different to the weekly offers one
  7. Ordered off these guys once! The full process was flawless - great coins, really well packed with free CD, Pen & fast delivery:)
  8. It’s that time of the year again – the popular Chinese Panda coin has debuted in proof and bullion coin form. In production since 1982, the range has become a staple of the bullion coin market in particular, although rising mintages has seen premiums fall from previously lofty highs. As before, each variant of the coin, and there are twelve of them at present, carries the same design, so choice is down to budget and desire, we guess. Depicting an adult holding a cub, it’s a decent design and exactly what you would expect from this quite conservative range. The obverse face carries on with the ubiquitous Temple of Heaven design, and we’d have expected nothing less. The range remains unchanged from recent years. Gold bullion versions come in 1g, 3g, 8g, 15g and 30g weights. Gold proof in 50g, 100g, 150g and 1000g (1kg) weights. The silver bullion coin is available in the 30g size only, with 150g and 1kg weights being struck only in the limited proof format. Mintages also remain static, with the notable exception of the 30g gold bullion coin. This variant has seen a rise to one-million units, so it looks like China at least, is expecting demand to be healthy this year. Struck by the Shenzhen Guobao Mint, the Shenyang Mint, and the Shanghai Mint, the bullion coins should be available from 30 October, the proof will debut from 10 December. Those wanting to jump in right now would do well to head on over to LPM, who already have many of the bullion coins up for order. DENOMINATION COMPOSITION WEIGHT DIAMETER FINISH MINTAGE BOX / COA 10 YUAN 0.999 SILVER 30.0 g 40.0 mm BULLION 10,000,000 NO / NO 50 YUAN 0.999 SILVER 150.0 g 70.0 mm PROOF 60,000 YES / YES 300 YUAN 0.999 SILVER 1000 g 100.0 mm PROOF 20,000 YES / Yes MINTS DESCRIPTION The People’s Bank of China is scheduled to issue a set of 12 editions of the Panda Gold and Silver Commemorative Coin of 2019 on October 30, 2018, including 6 Panda Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins (issued on October 30, 2018), and Panda refined gold and silver. Six commemorative coins (issued on December 10, 2018) are the legal currency of the People’s Republic of China. REVERSE: Panda mother and son, and published amount, weight and fineness. OBVERSE: Beijing Temple of Heaven prayer hall, and published country name, year.
  9. What does everyone think about this coin? £23 The 2018 Cameroon Imperial Dragon 1oz Silver Coin is the first coin in the anticipated program partnered with Cameroon featuring dynastic Chinese imagery. This coin emulates a production of the official Jiajing Emperor workshops of the Chinese Ming Dynasty and features a fine detailed depiction of the imperial dragon. The dragon is seen holding the Chinese character 'sheng', which means 'divine' or 'imperial majesty', and the characters above signify 'to add' or 'to support.' The obverse features the coat of arms of the Republic of Cameroon, along with the weight and fineness of the coin. Each coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.0 Fine Silver. Manufactured by Scottsdale Mint, USA. Struck to a Proof-like finish. Diameter: 38.16mm. Thickness: 3.20mm. Each coin is supplied in a protective capsule. Coins are NEW. Other Information These coins are limited to a mintage of only 25,000.
  10. Backyardbullion did a Excel database for people to download! Basic but it was a start if you didn't have any thoughts on making one:)
  11. https://www.coingallery.co.uk/deep-coin-capsule-for-2oz-ounce-silver-beasts-bullion-fits-silver-beast-5819-p.asp 60 capsules £23.99 Different Quantity in stock
  12. Greed! I remember the days buying things direct from manufacturers saved you money:(
  13. I like the Royal Australian Mint proof version of the 2019 year of the pig!
  14. They need to check some of there details on the 50p section - £1005 Unc Kew - 2017 potters 97 million minted & another 96 million