https://www.bnt.org.uk/penny-black-1840-pure-silver-limited-edition-6g-stamp?___store=bnt_storeview58540Penny Black 1840 Limited Edition 6g Silver Stamp Commemorativehttps://mdm.scene7.com/is/image/MDM/mf_Produktshot?$mf_Produktbild$&$muenze_1=penny-black-pure-silver-6g-stamp-bnt-coins_obverse&$muenze_2=penny-black-pure-silver-6g-stamp-bnt-coins_reverse_06&$wa_10=penny-black-pure-silver-6g-stamp-commemorative-bnt-coins_obverse-reverse39.9939.99GBPInStock/THEMES/History/THEMES/Royal Family/THEMES/Iconic People/SILVER/THEMES/History/British HistoryPenny Black 1840 Pure Silver Limited Edition 6g Stamp
We have got our hands on something very special for British coin collectors.
We're pleased to offer you this unique tribute to the famous Penny Black, beautifully depicted on a fine silver commemorative.
Sculpted by skilled craftsmen and minted using traditional minting methods, the design us true to the first adhesive stamp's design. It depicts Queen Victoria facing to the left. The background to the portrait consists of finely engraved engine turnings, with Maltese crosses with radiant solar discs at their centres in the 2 upper corners. At the top of the design reads POSTAGE and at the bottom ONE PENNY.
The Penny Black design is struck on 99.9% fine silver and finished to pristine Proof quality. It's slightly larger than the the original British stamp, measuring 21 x 24mm.
This stunning tribute is bound to appeal to British coin collectors and stamp collectors alike, so don't hesitate to add this delightful exclusive to your collection.
The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was first issued in Great Britain on 1 May 1840, but not valid for use until 6 May. It features a profile of Queen Victoria. Today, a mint condition original Penny Blacks can sell for up to $7,000 at auction.
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