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  • FIRST EVER Postage Stamp the famed 1840 “Penny Black” recreated on .925 Silver Proof Coin. One of three historic recreations.
     

  • Also includes the historically significant 1841 Penny Red and 1840 Penny Blue recreated on a .925 Silver proof coin.
     

  • 400 worldwide mintage​

Historic Penny Black Stamp Coin Set

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The British postal system in the first decades of the 19th century was a complex affair, built on differing postal rates which created confusion amongst postal users. In 1837, Sir Rowland Hill proposed a system of pre-paid stamps and envelopes to streamline the system. Officially released on 6th May, 1840, the Penny Black was in circulation for less than a year. 
 

This stamp was replaced by the Penny Red in 1841. The Two Pence Blue (Penny Blue), released in May 1840 was the second official British stamp and struck from the same die as the Penny Black. 
 

The Penny Blue is much rarer than the more expensive and renowned Penny Black. 
 

This exclusive coin collection honors the 175th anniversary of the Penny Black, the world’s first postage stamp and its successors, the Penny Red and Two Pence Blue. These first-ever, adhesive pre-paid stamps revolutionised postal systems and commerce around the world. 
 

Each coins reverse captures the artistry of one of these now-rare stamps and portrays a young Queen Victoria. Meticulously minted in .925 solid Silver in coveted Proof quality, each 38mm diameter silver coin has been selectively colourised in hues of its original stamp. On the obverse, each features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 
 

The dies for this set will be destroyed  upon full subscription of the global limit, never to be produced again, so you are advised to call now to secure this unique commemoration.  
 

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