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  • 2005 UK Coin £5 / Crown Gold Proof Nelson 25302
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  • 2005 UK Coin £5 / Crown Gold Proof Nelson 25303
  • 2005 UK Coin £5 / Crown Gold Proof Nelson 25300
  • 2005 UK Coin £5 / Crown Gold Proof Nelson 25301
  • 2005 UK Coin £5 / Crown Gold Proof Nelson 25302
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2005 Gold Proof 200th Anniversary of the Death of Horatio Nelson £5 Coin

This British five pound crown commemorates the bi-centenary of the death of Admiral Nelson, which occurred at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. This coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authentication.

  • Struck in 22 carat gold
  • British legal tender
  • Exempt from Capital Gains Tax
  • Only 1,760 issued
  • VAT-free

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Horatio Nelson

This 2005 commemorative crown was issued to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson. This hero of the British Royal Navy led Great Britain to a number of victories against Napoleon's French navy where he lost an eye and an arm in combat. He was fatally wounded onboard his ship, HMS Victory during the Battle of Trafalgar. After his demise, a number of monuments were erected to honour one of Britain's most heroic military figures including Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, London.

Two crowns were released in 2005, one to commemorate Nelson and one to mark the Battle of Trafalgar.


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The obverse bears the fourth UK coin portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley with the inscription:



The engraving of Horatio Nelson was created by sculptor, James Butler. The reverse bears the inscription:



Denomination: £5
Alloy: 22 carat gold
Fineness: 0.9167
Weight: 39.94g
Actual Gold Weight: 1.1771 troy ounces
Diameter: 38.61mm
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer: James Butler
Quality: Proof
Mint: The Royal Mint
Mintage: 1,805
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