Why should you consider purchasing this 2018 Great Britain Sapphire Coronation Silver Proof Coin for your collection?
Struck at the Royal British Mint in 2018, this Silver Proof coin is released in celebration of the 65th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. This is an historic first as no other British monarch has reached a sapphire coronation, and it is therefore duly celebrated by the British Mint with a special release featuring a new design of a young Queen Elizabeth. The coin has a limited mintage of just 6,650 coins released worldwide and is in perfect Proof 70 condition.
Both faces depicting Queen Elizabeth II
Created by Jody Clark, the obverse bears a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse celebrates the sapphire coronation of Queen Elizbeth II with a seated portrait created by Dominique Evans and featuring the commemorative dates of 1953 and 2018.
In Proof 70 Ultra Cameo condition!
This silver coin was graded Proof 70 (PF70) Ultra Cameo (UC) in the first month of its release by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), this means that the coin is a well-struck piece without any flaw or defect even at 5X magnification.
Celebrate the Sapphire Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II with this Silver Proof £5 Coin!
This 2018 Great Britain Sapphire Coronation Silver Proof £5 Coin NGC PF70 UC FR Tower Bridge Label is proudly minted by the Royal Mint. The Royal Mint boasts over 1000 years of experience. Today it strikes coins and medals for over 50 countries each year.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Tower Bridge Label|
|Weight in Grams:||28.28 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.9092 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Coat of Arms|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Stephen Taylor|