2018 Tower Bridge 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
The second coin in the newest bullion series from The Royal Mint, features the iconic Tower Bridge. An integral part of the iconic London skyline, this impressive coin features an impressionistic interpretation of world renowned architecture.
Order this second Landmarks of Britain release and bring home the majesty, intrigue and history of London. As the second of a four-coin series, now is the time to build your own Landmarks of Britain collection. The famous Tower Bridge opened in 1894 and is so closely associated with London that it is often mistakenly called the London Bridge, which actually sits about 1/2 mile further west along the River Thames. Nearly 40,000 motorists, cyclists and pedestrians cross the Tower Bridge each day, while the bascules are raised around 1,000 times per year to allow ships to pass safely under the bridge.
Ther Bridge coin showcases collaborative imagery by Royal Mint designers Laura Clancy and Glyn Davies depicting the bridge as a tourist might view the imposing structure – from street level on the banks of the River Thames. The bridge is depicted with what appears to be a slight haze, providing a new perspective on a classic visual.
This eclusive series combines the bullion appeal of its Silver content with the collectible interest of unique designs. The Landmarks of Britain coins are sure to follow the path of many Silver coin series, including The Royal Mint's popular Queen's Beasts series, seeing premium appreciation over time due to limited availability and high interest.
The specifications of these coins mimic the popular Silver Britannia, measuring 38.61 mm in diameter, containing 1 oz of .999 fine Silver and listing a face value of 2 pounds. The obverse features the fifth effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created by Royal Mint designer Jody Clark.
Each coin comes with a free plastic protective capsule.