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Royal Seal of Approval for UK £5 Coins

Apr 2011

The escalating excitement around the forthcoming British Royal Wedding has been intensified by the issue of a limited edition official Royal Wedding UK £5 coin.


The Royal Mint, the UK’s official coin producer for 1,100 years, has released a fantastic range of £5 coins and anticipates a large demand from collectors worldwide.


Approved by Her Majesty the Queen and Prince William, it is the only official coin to commemorate the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.  The coin was presented to the UK Privy Council on 16 March 2011 and is now deemed UK tender.


A wide range of specifications are available, from the Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Presentation Folder at £12.99 to the exclusive Platinum Piedfort Proof Crown, which has limited worldwide presentation of 200 and costs £5,450.


The obverse bears a portrait of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS, the year and the denomination.  The reverse features profiles of Prince William and Catherine Middleton by designer Mark Richards FRBS and the date of their wedding 29 April 2011.


You can purchase Royal Wedding UK £5 coins direct through online store – please click here for details.


For further information please contact or call +44 (0) 1274 405 613 to speak to a member of our team.





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