2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof King Canute

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2017 UK Coin £5 / Crown Silver Proof King Canute

Silver proof £5 crown commemorating the 1000th anniversary since the Coronation of King Canute. 


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This silver proof £5 crown comes in a capsule and presentation box. It is issued with a certificate of authenticity from The Royal Mint. 

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

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The obverse design shows the Jody Clark portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. 

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

Diameter 38.61mm
Weight 28.28g
Alloy Silver
Fineness 0.999
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Lee R Jones
Mint Royal Mint
Mintage 6,000
Finish Proof



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Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail Special Delivery. Items sent via this method will normally arrive by 1pm the next working day. Delivery starts from £9. 

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