Elizabeth II, 2009 Gold Proof "Kew Gardens" Piedfort Fifty Pence NGC PF69 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 2009 Gold Proof "Kew Garden" Piedfort Fifty Pence.
31g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 28.39g of 24ct/pure gold). Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. Obverse: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2009 (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith), fourth portrait of Elizabeth II, crowned with the girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, IRB below truncation for designer Ian Rank-Broadley. Reverse: 1759 - 2009, A design showing the pagoda, a building associated with the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, encircled by a vine, by designer Christopher Le Brun. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF69 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 6381893-008.
This coin was also issued in piedfort in 2009 to commorate the 40th anniversary of the fifty pence. These piedfort coins of this series were limited to a mintage of only 40 coins.
References: S. H19.