Elizabeth II, Silver Proof Piedfort Pound, 1987
In 1984 the Royal Mint started it’s first series of Silver Proof Pounds, they were for Scotland,
Wales, Northern Ireland and finally England. This 1987 issue was the last of the series and was
These are the normal coins that are used in circulation, but special collectors editions which
the Royal Mint struck in Proof Sterling Silver and an even smaller number in double thick
Sterling Silver, which they call Piedfort. Many collectors believe that they should start at the
beginning of a series and then work toward today’s coins. The coins we offer are the Piedforts.
Each coin comes in the protective capsule as issued by the Mint. Sterling Silver is 925 parts
Silver per 1,000 parts total and is the Silver that our coins used to be made of. Remember these
are double the normal thickness.
Add this beautiful Sterling Silver Piedfort Proof Pound to your collection, it’s a nice place to