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.
What does BU stand for?
BU stands for Brilliant Uncirculated (numismatics)
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We have 12 other meanings of BU in our Acronym Attic
- Bogazici University
- Boston University
- Bottom Up (model)
- Bournemouth University (UK)
- Braathens (Airline)
- Bradley University
- Brandeis University
- Brandon University
- Brass Unlimited (Tacoma, WA)
- Break Up
Samples in periodicals archive:
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 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.