# Proclamations

### BY THE QUEEN A PROCLAMATION DETERMINING THE SPECIFICATIONS AND DESIGNS FOR A NEW SERIES OF SEVEN THOUSAND POUND, TWO THOUSAND POUND, ONE THOUSAND POUND AND FIVE HUNDRED POUND GOLD COINS; AND A NEW SERIES OF ONE THOUSAND POUND, FIVE HUNDRED POUND AND TEN POUND SILVER COINS ELIZABETH R.

Whereas under section 3(1)(a), (b), (c), (cc), (cd) and (d) of the Coinage Act 1971 We have power, with the advice of Our Privy Council, by Proclamation to determine the denomination, the design and dimensions of coins to be made at Our Mint, to determine the weight and fineness of certain gold coins, the remedy to be allowed in the making of such coins and the least current weight, and to determine the weight and composition of coins other than gold coins or coins of silver of Our Maundy money, and the remedy to be allowed in the making of such coins, and to provide for the manner of measurement of the variation from the standard weight of coins:

And Whereas under section 3(1)(ff) of the Coinage Act 1971 We have power, with the advice of Our Privy Council, by Proclamation to direct that any coin shall be legal tender for the payment of any amount:

And Whereas it appears to Us desirable to order that there should be made at Our Mint a new series of coins of the denominations of seven thousand pounds, two thousand pounds, one thousand pounds and five hundred pounds in gold, and a new series of coins of the denominations of one thousand pounds, five hundred pounds and ten pounds in silver:

We, therefore, in pursuance of the said section 3(1)(a), (b), (c), (cc), (cd), (d) and (ff), and of all other powers enabling Us in that behalf, do hereby, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council, proclaim, direct and ordain as follows:

**SEVEN THOUSAND POUND GOLD COIN
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1. (1) A new coin of gold of the denomination of seven thousand pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 7035 grammes, a standard diameter of 185 millimetres, a millesimal fineness of not less than 999, and being circular in shape.

(2) In the making of the said gold coin a remedy (that is, a variation from the standard weight or diameter specified above) shall be allowed of an amount not exceeding the following, that is to say:

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 35 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.5 millimetres per coin.

(3) The least current weight of the said gold coin shall be 6940 grammes.

(4) The variation from the standard weight will be measured by weighing each coin separately.

(5) The design of the said gold coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 7000 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a plain edge.’

**TWO THOUSAND POUND GOLD COIN
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2. (1) A new coin of gold of the denomination of two thousand pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 2010 grammes, a standard diameter of 150 millimetres, a millesimal fineness of not less than 999, and being circular in shape.

(2) In the making of the said gold coin a remedy (that is, a variation from the standard weight or diameter specified above) shall be allowed of an amount not exceeding the following, that is to say:

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 9.99 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.5 millimetres per coin.

(3) The least current weight of the said gold coin shall be 1990 grammes.

(4) The variation from the standard weight will be measured by weighing each coin separately.

(5) The design of the said gold coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 2000 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a grained edge.’

**ONE THOUSAND POUND GOLD COIN**

3. (1) A new coin of gold of the denomination of one thousand pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 1005 grammes, a standard diameter of 100 millimetres, a millesimal fineness of not less than 999, and being circular in shape.

(2) In the making of the said gold coin a remedy (that is, a variation from the standard weight or diameter specified above) shall be allowed of an amount not exceeding the following, that is to say:

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 5 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.25 millimetres per coin.

(3) The least current weight of the said gold coin shall be 995 grammes.

(4) The variation from the standard weight will be measured by weighing each coin separately.

(5) The design of the said gold coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a grained edge.’

**FIVE HUNDRED POUND GOLD COIN
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4. (1) A new coin of gold of the denomination of five hundred pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 156.295 grammes, a standard diameter of 50 millimetres, a millesimal fineness of not less than 999.9, and being circular in shape.

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 0.8 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.125 millimetres per coin.

(3) The least current weight of the said gold coin shall be 154.5 grammes.

(4) The variation from the standard weight will be measured as the average of a sample of not more than one kilogram of the coin.

(5) The design of the said gold coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 500 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a grained edge.’

**ONE THOUSAND POUND SILVER COIN
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5. (1) A new coin of silver of the denomination of one thousand pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 2010 grammes, a standard diameter of 150 millimetres, a standard composition of not less than 999 parts per thousand fine silver, and being circular in shape.

(2) In the making of the said silver coin a remedy (that is, a variation from the standard weight or diameter specified above) shall be allowed of an amount not exceeding the following, that is to say:

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 9.99 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.5 millimetres per coin.

(3) The variation from the standard weight will be measured by weighing each coin separately.

(4) The design of the said silver coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a grained edge.’

(5) The said silver coin shall be legal tender for payment of any amount in any part of Our United Kingdom.

**FIVE HUNDRED POUND SILVER COIN**

6. (1) A new coin of silver of the denomination of five hundred pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 1005 grammes, a standard diameter of 100 millimetres, a standard composition of not less than 999 parts per thousand fine silver, and being circular in shape.

(2) In the making of the said silver coin a remedy (that is, a variation from the standard weight or diameter specified above) shall be allowed of an amount not exceeding the following, that is to say:

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 5 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.25 millimetres per coin.

(3) The variation from the standard weight will be measured by weighing each coin separately.

(4) The design of the said silver coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 500 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a grained edge.’

(5) The said silver coin shall be legal tender for payment of any amount in any part of Our United Kingdom.

**TEN POUND SILVER COIN**

7. (1) A new coin of silver of the denomination of ten pounds shall be made, being a coin of a standard weight of 156.295 grammes, a standard diameter of 65 millimetres, a standard composition of not less than 999 parts per thousand fine silver, and being circular in shape.

(2) In the making of the said silver coin a remedy (that is, a variation from the standard weight or diameter specified above) shall be allowed of an amount not exceeding the following, that is to say:

(a) a variation from the said standard weight of an amount per coin of 0.85 grammes; and

(b) a variation from the said standard diameter of 0.125 millimetres per coin.

(3) The variation from the standard weight will be measured as the average of a sample of not more than one kilogram of the coin.

(4) The design of the said silver coin shall be as follows:

‘For the obverse impression Our effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2020”, and for the reverse a depiction of James Bond’s car accompanied by the 007 logo. The coin shall have a grained edge.’

(5) The said silver coin shall be legal tender for payment of any amount in any part of Our United Kingdom.

8. This Proclamation shall come into force on the seventh day of November Two thousand and nineteen.

Given at Our Court at Buckingham Palace, this sixth day of November in the year of our Lord Two thousand and nineteen and in the sixty-eighth year of Our Reign.

**GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
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