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1981 Charles and Diana Wedding Crown

The 1981 Crown (25 pence) was issued to commemorate the marriage of His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer, on the 29th July 1981.

Coins are sold as ordinary circulation and are selected at random. We do have a variety of assorted coins available so if you want a good higher grade specimen please get in touch on live chat or 01253 343081 and we can sort, grade and price one up for you. If you're interested in a bag of the coins, make us an offer! 

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Prince Charles

Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten Windsor, the 21st Prince of Wales, was born on the 14th November 1948. He was educated at Cheam in Berkshire, Gordonstoun in Scotland, Geelong in Australia, Trinity College Cambridge, and the University of Wales in Aberystwyth.

On the 1st July 1969, at Caernarfon Castle, Her Majesty the Queen invested Prince Charles as Prince of Wales and the Earl of Chester.

Lady Diana Spencer

Lady Diana Spencer was born on the 1st July 1961, and christened at Sandringham. She spent her childhood at Park House on the Royal Estate which is only a short distance from Sandringham House.

She was the daughter of the eighth Earl Spencer whose line can be traced to medieval times. Lady Diana was educated at Riddlesworth Hall, Norfolk, and West Heath in Kent. The Spencer family home is in Althorp, Northamptonshire.

Obverse

The second (decimal) portrait of the Queen facing right, designed by Arnold Machin. 

ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D

Reverse

Conjoined profile portraits of Charles & Diana, facing left, in an informal and contemporary portrayal, designed by Philip Nathan, a former Royal Mint engraver.

H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES AND LADY DIANA SPENCER
1981

Specification

Version Diameter (mm) Weight (grams) Alloy AMW (tr oz) Issue
Uncirculated 38.61 28.28 Cupro-nickel N/A 27,360,000
Silver Proof 38.61 28.28 0.925 Silver 0.8410 218,000