THE MACHIN DEFINITIVES FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY COIN FIRST DAY COVER
The 40th Anniversary of the Machin First Day Coin Cover marks the 40th anniversary of the issue of new Queen Elizabeth II definitives featuring Arnold Machin's iconic bas-relief sculpture that replaced the Wilding definitives.
The 40th Anniversary of the Machin First Day Cover features a clasped hands 50p coin which features the Machin head on the reverse of the coin. The cover additionally features the Royal Mail 40th Anniversary of the Machin miniature sheet. The miniature sheets comprises of both the new ruby and the old violet £1 Machins flanked by two new 1st Class commemorative stamps featuring an early Machine from 1967 on the left hand stamp and a portrait of Arnold Machin on the right hand stamp. The sheet is postmarked on the First Day of Issue, 5th June 2007.
Denomination - Fifty Pence
Diameter - 27.30mm
Weight - 8gms
Alloy - cupro-nickel
Quality - Brilliant Uncirculated
As we have several of the covers in stock, the serial number may vary from the item shown.