2021 Queen Elizabeth II John Logie Baird 50p Gold Proof Coin

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2021 Queen Elizabeth II John Logie Baird 50p Gold Proof Coin

Year-dated 2021 commemorating the 75th anniversary of Baird’s passing. The third release in the popular Innovation in Science series Celebrating the lasting legacy of the man known around the world as ‘The Father of Television’

John Logie Baird FRSE - (13 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish inventor, electrical engineer, and innovator who demonstrated his working television system on 26 January 1926. He went on to invent the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first viable purely electronic colour television picture tube.

In 1928 the Baird Television Development Company achieved the first transatlantic television transmission. Baird's early technological successes and his role in the practical introduction of broadcast television for home entertainment have earned him a prominent place in television's history.

During 2006, Baird was named as one of the 10 greatest Scottish scientists in history, and is known as 'The Father of Television'. (source Wikipedia)
Issue Limit : 300
Obverse design - Jody Clark
Reverse design - Osborne Ross
Weight 15,50g / Dia 27.30mm
916/1000 Gold Content (22.6ct)
Type : Proof - Box, Numbered Certificate & Booklet
Struck by the Royal mint : Liantrisant 
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