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!
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 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.
The second (decimal) portrait of the Queen facing right, designed by Arnold Machin.
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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
|Version||Diameter (mm)||Weight (grams)||Alloy||AMW (tr oz)||Issue|
|Silver Proof||38.61||28.28||0.925 Silver||0.8410||218,000|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
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