This 2017 silver proof £5 crown commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the House of Windsor. The reverse engraving was designed by Timothy Noad. This commemorative coin has a denomination of £5 and is British legal tender, which is exempt from Capital Gains Tax. This proof coin is struck in 0.925 sterling silver fineness and comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authentication.
After three years of the First World War, in 1917 the Royal Family decided to cut ties with their German family name of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and to become known as the House of Windsor. The 100th Anniversary of the House of Windsor is celebrated with an official coin - the 2017 Centenary of the House of Windsor Crown.
This splendid coin features a reverse engraving by Timothy Noad, Herald Painter at HM College of Arms and Scribe to the House of Lords. The design combines a wreath of oak leaves, the Round Tower of Windsor Castle and the Imperial Crown with an inscription of:
CENTENARY OF THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR 2017
The edge is inscribed with:
CHRISTENING OF A DYNASTY
We are also stocking the Brilliant Uncirculated and the Gold Proof crowns.
The obverse bears the fifth portrait of Elizabeth II by Jody Clark with the inscription:
The reverse bears an engraving of the heraldic badge of the House of Windsor by Timothy Noad. The design combines a wreath of oak branches with leaves and acorns, the Round Tower of Windsor Castle and the Imperial Crown with an inscription of:
CENTENARY OF THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR 2017
|Actual Gold Weight||0.8410 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Timothy Noad|
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