2015 Ernest Walton
2015 Fifteen Euro Ernest Walton. This €15 silver proof coin honours Irishman Professor Ernest Walton. Walton and his Cambridge colleague John Cockcroft shared a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1951 for ‘disintegrating the nucleus of the lithium atom by bombardment with accelerated protons’.
Coin comes in box and presentation case with numbered certificate of authenticity.
Mintage: 6,000 Proof.
Dimensions: Silver: 925/1000 | Weight: 28,28 g | Diameter: 38,61 mm