This special 2023 NHS silver Proof Fifty Pence coin is released to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. The NHS has been providing essential care to millions of people since its establishment on 5 July 1948 and has played a pivotal role, especially during the challenges faced with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Designed by Alice Lediard, the reverse side of the coin features a design reflecting the appreciation felt for the dedication and hard work of NHS workers, both past and present. The design includes meaningful words that pay tribute to the care and devotion exhibited by these healthcare professionals. The obverse bears the portrait of King Charles III by Martin Jennings.
The 2023 NHS silver proof 50p coin is minted in 925 sterling silver to a beautiful proof finish and comes packaged in its own presentation box with a fascinating booklet on the history of the NHS. It serves as a heartfelt tribute to the NHS, commemorating one of Britain's most respected institutions and celebrating the exceptional service provided by NHS staff throughout the years.
The Royal Mint will donate 100% of the net proceeds of the sales of this coins to NHS charities.
Following the changes to international shipping after Brexit, orders to the European Union under €1,500 will be sent with Colissimo, in collaboration with national postal services across Europe. Orders greater than €1,500 (up to €40,000) will be sent by FedEx.
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