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Why add this 2021 Alfred the Great Silver Proof coin to your collection?
This commemorative silver proof coin produced by Great Britain's The Royal Mint honors the reign of Alfred the Great. Ruling from 871-886, Alfred is considered to be one of the most influential rulers in British history, known for military successes against Viking raids and cultural reforms which shaped the nation and the future of the monarchy.
Charming Medieval Style Imagery
Obverse: A right facing effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is centered on the obverse, surrounded by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "D.G. REG. FID. DEF." and "5 POUNDS." The portrait is the work of award winning British sculptor Jody Clark.
Reverse: The reverse features an image inspired by the design of the Alfred Jewel created in the late 9th century, depicting a man representing "Christ as Wisdom" encircled by the inscriptions "ALFRED THE GREAT 871" and "2021." Similar the original artifact, the edge is lettered with "AELFRED MEC HEHT GEWYRCAN," which translates as "Alfred ordered me to be made."
Sensational GEM Proof Coin
This 2021 Great Britain Alfred the Great 28.28 g Silver Proof Coin is in GEM Proof condition, featuring a sharp strike, beautifully finished surfaces and fantastic eye appeal. The coin will arrive as received directly from the Mint, encapsulated and housed in a display case with a Certificate of Authenticity, along with a booklet describing Alfred the Great's achievements, his links to The Royal Mint and his impact on the development of the United Kingdom.
This gorgeous, limited mintage 2021 Alfred the Great Silver GEM Proof coin will be an exciting addition to your collection!
This 2021 Great Britain Alfred The Great 28.28 g Silver Proof £5 Coin GEM Proof 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:||2021|
|Display Weight:||28.28 g|
|Weight in Grams:||28.28 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.9092 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Effigy|
|Reverse Design:||Alfred The Great|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|