• 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth 21519
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth 21517
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth 21518
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth 21519
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth 21517
  • 2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth 21518
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2008 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Piedfort 450th Ann of Queen Elizabeth

Buy the 2008 450th Anniversary of Elizabeth I Silver Proof Piedfort £5 Coin

This silver proof piedfort commemorative crown is struck in sterling silver, 0.925 fineness. The coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity. This beautiful coin has a limited mintage of 5,000.

£62.50

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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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On 17 November 1558, the 25-year-old Elizabeth, the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was proclaimed Queen of England. Known as the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I became one of the best-loved and influential English monarchs, whose date of accession remained a national holiday for 200 years.

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of her becoming Queen a £5 crown has been struck featuring on its reverse a portrait of Elizabeth by the silversmith Rod Kelly.

Obverse

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

ELIZABETH II·D·G REG·F·D FIVE POUNDS

Reverse

Inspired by the magnificent 'Armada' portrait of Elizabeth by George Gower, Rod Kelly's engraving features the Queen crowned and set within a mandorla created by four decorative arches.

A Tudor rose has been placed at each connecting point while the two side arches each contain a beautiful leaf pattern reminiscent of the carvings made by the Queen's loyal servant and friend, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester.

The year of her accession and the year of the anniversary are both shown in Roman numerals with the inscription:

ELIZABETH REGINA

Specification

Denomination: £5
Alloy: 0.925 Ag
Weight: 56.56g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer: Rod Kelly
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 gold 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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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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