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Founder of modern computer science, English mathematician and philosopher, Alan Turing is famed for his leading role in breaking Nazi ciphers during the Second World War by decoding the Enigma Machine — saving the lives of millions.


Hidden codes - There are three hidden codes within this coin;


Can you spot the words ‘GEARS GRIN THAN’ on the design of this coin?When these words are entered into the ‘What 3 Words‘ navigation database, it shows a location for the University of Cambridge, where Turing studied mathematics!


Alan Turing’s quote from The Times in June 1949 ‘Only a foretaste of what is to come’ appears as an inscription.
This quote came from his reflections of his code-breaking machine, Bombe.


The coin designers Christian Davies and Matt Dent’s initials feature within the letters too.


This coin is new and in Superior Brilliant Uncirculated condition (BUNC). BUNC coins are minted to a higher standard than coins made for circulation.

2022 Alan Turing

  • None for circulation.

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