• 2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill 21488
  • 2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill 21490
  • 2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill 21489
  • 2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill 21488
  • 2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill 21490
  • 2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill 21489
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2015 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof Winston Churchill

Buy the 2015 Winston Churchill £5 Crown

In 2015, The Royal Mint issued a £5 crown to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. This commemorative coin is struck in sterling silver to a proof finishand comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.

Mintage is limited to 7,500 for this edition.


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Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill is often described as the "greatest living Englishman". A man of many talents, he is known for being a soldier, politician, writer and an artist. He served as Prime Minister twice. His first term of office was from 1940 until 1945. He saw Britain through the Second World War, his words of courage helping the nation through the difficult time. His second term of office was from 1951-1955.

When Sir Winston Churchill died in 1965, a commemorative crown was issued in his honour. This was the first time a 'commoner' was portrayed on a British coin as opposed to a member of the Royal Family.

British sculptor, Mark Richards, was commissioned to design the portrait for this 2015 Churchill crown. He was also responsible for the portrait of Prince Philip on the 2011 90th birthday crown and the reverse engraving for the 2014 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne crown.

Whilst the five pound is British legal tender, it does not enter circulation and is not accepted by banks and shops as payment.

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The obverse shows the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of the Queen. The obverse features the inscription ELIZABETH·II·D·G·REG·F·D FIVE POUNDS·2015


The reverse was designed by sculptor, Mark Richards. The design fits with the artistry of the 1965 coin and represents the spirit and character of Sir Winston Churchill who was larger than life. Only one word is featured in the inscription CHURCHILL.


Denomination: £5
Mint: The Royal Mint
Alloy: 925 Ag
Weight: 28.28g
Actual Silver Weight: 0.8410 troy ounce
Diameter: 28.61mm
Reverse Designer: Mark Richards
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley
Quality: Proof
Maximum Coin Mintage: 10,875
Limited Edition Presentation: 7,500
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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.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

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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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

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

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.