A Charles Babbage Proof gold 50 pence piece released in 2021 as part of The Royal Mint's popular 'Innovation in Science' Series.
Charles Babbage was an inventor, philosopher, mathematician and engineer who, through his development of the 'difference engine', is credited as the father of modern computing.
This 2021 Babbage Proof fifty pence coin weighs 15.5 grams, and is struck with 22 carat gold. The coin is beautifully presented in its original box, and comes with a certificate of authenticity and full colour booklet.
A very limited run of only 250 coins were ever minted.
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