The 2012 UK Britannia Silver Proof range includes a Brilliant Uncirculated One Ounce Coin, a Proof quality One Ounce Coin and a Four-Coin Set.
What does BU stand for?
BU stands for Brilliant Uncirculated (numismatics)
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- Bogazici University
- Boston University
- Bottom Up (model)
- Bournemouth University (UK)
- Braathens (Airline)
- Bradley University
- Brandeis University
- Brandon University
- Brass Unlimited (Tacoma, WA)
- Break Up
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27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Mint has announced six new commemorative coins for 2011 along with details of the first Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated coin sets.
The heavy, extravagant cracker is decorated with two lavish gold bows and opens up to reveal the five glistening pounds 5 gold sovereigns, which are each struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard and are accompanied with their individual certificates of authenticity.
The coin cover is particularly striking because it features two collectable coins, a brilliant uncirculated 50p piece from the Royal Mint and a 50 cent coin from the Australian Mint.
The overwhelming majority of these "First Strike" coins are graded in Superb Gem Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition.
Like the Brilliant Uncirculated version released a few months ago, the diamond jubilee coins have been designed by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS to celebrate a regal achievement matched only by Queen Victoria, The Queen's great-great- grandmother.
The coin, which features Ian Rank-Broadley's portrait of the Queen, can be bought in gold, silver proof, brilliant uncirculated and silver piedfort, but only a limited number are available.
This suffragette 50p coin, struck to brilliant uncirculated standard (a much better finish than the standard circulating coins), costs pounds 4.