• 2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute 24911
  • 2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute 24913
  • 2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute 24912
  • 2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute 24911
  • 2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute 24913
  • 2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute 24912
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2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown BU King Canute

This 2017 £5 coin commemorates the 1000th anniversary since the coronation of King Canute. The brilliant uncirculated coin comes inside a presentation folder. We also sell a Silver Proof version.



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King Canute (also known as Cnut the Great) was coronated as the King of England in January 1017 at the Old St Paul’s Cathedral. Canute was a Viking ruler and was also the King of Denmark and Norway. 

This is the only UK coin to commemorate a 1000th anniversary. 

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What is Legal Tender?

We received our delivery of coins on 28th January, 2017. 


The Jody Clark portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse of the coin. 


The reverse was designed by Lee R Jones, and depicts King Canute. The text reads "1017 King Canute 2017".


Diameter 38.61mm
Weight 28.28g
Alloy Cupro-Nickel
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Lee R Jones
Mint Royal Mint
Mintage N/A
Finish Brilliant Uncirculated



Terms & Delivery

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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. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

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.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

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.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here.

Postal Insurance

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.