Gateshead Millennium Bridge



Issued 2007
Diameter 22.5mm
Weight 9.5g
Composition Nickel-Brass 70% copper, 5.5% nickel, 24.5% zinc
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Edwina Ellis
Edge Milled
Inscription Decorative pattern symbolising bridges and pathways
Mintage 26,180,160
B.U pack C
6.95 L
2007 I
Sold 5,326 K

Design details:

The third series of 1 coin designs depicts bridges from each of the four constituent countries in the United Kingdom. This coin features the Gateshead Millennium Bridge to represent England. The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a tilt bridge which spans the River Tyne between Gateshead and Newcastle. It is the world's first tilting bridge and has won a large number of awards for its design and lighting. 2017