26 January 2011

Future world currency focuses on recycling

A new one ounce United Future World Currency coin made entirely from recycled silver produced by Cookson Precious Metals in the UK is to be officially unveiled in Berlin on Saturday (29 January).

The ecosilver coin has been struck for the organisers of the United Future World Currency project (UFWC) to draw attention to the world's dwindling precious resources – from energy to water and minerals.

The unique coin contains one full ounce of silver and has been struck at the UK's renowned Royal Mint. The alloy of the coin is .958 fine silver with a weight of 32.45 grams and a diameter of 40 mm. The coin is struck to proof quality, the highest grade for a collector coin to be produced in.

UFWC founder and Director Dr. Sandro Sassoli organised this particular project to give greater attention to the important work being carried out by metal refiners as they look to safer and sustainable methods to recycle the world¹s mineral resources.

Ken Hurst

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