• The above Banner is a Sponsored Banner.

    Upgrade to Premium Membership to remove this Banner & All Google Ads. For full list of Premium Member benefits Click HERE.

  • Join The Silver Forum

    The Silver Forum is one of the largest and best loved silver and gold precious metals forums in the world. Join today for FREE! Browse the sponsors topics (hidden to guests) for deals and offers, check out the bargains in the members trade section and join in with our community reacting and commenting on topic posts. If you have any questions whatsoever about precious metals collecting and investing please join and start a topic and we will be here to help with our knowledge :) happy stacking. 

TheProspector

RM Scientist 50p - who would the forum like?

Recommended Posts

Just completed a survey for the RM relating to having Scientists on future coins.

Basically they wanted to know who you would want (Freetext) and then gave you a shortlist (presumably their own list). Theses included Turing, Faraday, Fleming Babbage etc...

I was wondering who the forum would like to go alongside Newton and Hawking coins?

I voted Turing, in my mind the image would look pretty cool if it incorporated modern coding with the Enigma machine...

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd go for Turing too, but he's favourite to be on the next £50.

I'll go for my local Hampshire hero, Gilbert White. He's basically the founding father of naturalism and his book, The Natural History of Selborne, has been in print since it was first published in 1789. It would also be a good complement to the Jane Austen banknote since Selborne is a short pony-and-trap ride from Jane's house at Chawton.

 

1 hour ago, Norskgeld said:

My English choice is Rupert Sheldrake.

Sheldrake was a scientist once, but certainly isn't any more.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.