§ Mr. Renton
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will arrange for the minting of a special commemorative 20 pence coin to mark the issue of this new coin.
§ Mr. Bruce-Gardyne
Yes. Her Majesty made a proclamation on 18 May 1982 under the Coinage Act 1971 giving details of such a coin.
It will be a silver Piedfort version struck to proof standard and will be available by mail order direct from the Royal Mint. The price and date of issue will be announced later by the Royal Mint.