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2017 Great Britain Coronation of King Canute - 1 oz Silver Proof £5 Coin GEM Proof in its Original Government Packaging

2017 Great Britain Coronation of King Canute - 1 oz Silver Proof £5 Coin GEM Proof OGP
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Why should you add this 2017 Great Britain Coronation of King Canute - 1 oz. Silver Proof £5 Coin to your collection?

The Royal British Mint has released this 1 oz. silver coin in celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the coronation of King Canute, a Denmark-born English king who is renowned for his successful defense against the Viking raids that had devastated the British Iles for over a century. The Christian king is also known for his work in bringing England to a 20-year peace and encouraging both trade and art throughout his reign.

Featuring a visual representation of the historic figure, King Canute

Adorning the obverse of this Silver coin is Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fifth definitive effigy of Her Majesty introduced by the Royal British Mint since 1953.

Depicted on the reverse is a left-facing portrait of King Canute sided with the commemorative dates of 1017 and 2017.

Designated GEM Proof and in original Mint box

This coin was given the designation of GEM Proof this means that the coin is visually appealing and is at least of a quality of Proof 65 or higher. The coin is housed in the original Mint packaging of the Royal British Mint and arrives with a Certificate of Authentication.

Purchase your 2017 Great Britain Coronation of King Canute - 1 oz. Silver Proof £5 Coin today!


Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Royal Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Proof
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.925
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Country:Great Britain
Legal Tender:Great Britain
Currency:Pound
Denomination:5
Mintage:6,000
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:King Canute Portrait
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Jody Clark