• 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday 20905
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday 20904
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday 20906
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday 20905
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday 20904
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday 20906
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2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort Prince Charles 60th Birthday

Buy the 2008 Prince Philip 60th Birthday Silver Proof Piedfort £5 Crown

This silver proof piedfort commemorative crown is struck in sterling silver, 0.925 fineness. Celebrating Prince Charles' 60th birthday, the coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity. This beautiful coin has a limited mintage of 5,000.


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Born at Buckingham Palace on 14 November 1948, Prince Charles Philip Arthur George is the first son of Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh. The Queen declared her eldest son and heir apparent Prince of Wales in 1958 and in 1969 his Investiture took place at Caernarfon Castle.

In 2008 His Royal Highness celebrated his 60th birthday and in his honour the Royal Mint struck a special commemorative crown.

The beautifully composed portrait of Prince Charles is the work of esteemed artist Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS whose effigy of the Queen has been in use on British coins since 1998. Following a number of private sittings and working from specially commissioned photographs the artist was able to present the final result that has been approved by both Prince Charles and the Queen. The inscription surrounding the portrait includes the words ICH DIEN, which means 'I serve', and is taken from the Badge of the Prince of Wales. The celebratory year dates of 1948 and 2008 also appear, together with his royal title THE PRINCE OF WALES.


The obverse bears the fourth definitive coin portrait of Eliabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley and the inscription:



Designed by Ian Rank-Broadley, the engraving of a portrait of Prince Charles facing right with the inscription:



Denomination: £5
Alloy: 0.925 Ag
Weight: 56.56g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Finish: Proof
Mint: The Royal Mint
Limited Edition Presentation: 5,000
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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.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

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