2017 UK Coin Five Pounds (£5) / Crown - UNC King Canute

2017 UK Coin Five Pounds (£5) / Crown - UNC King Canute

Pre-Order Now! Expected delivery end-January. Please note, orders containing this product will be dispatched when all items are in stock. 

Images coming soon!

This 2017 £5 coin commemorates the 1000th anniversary since the coronation of King Canute. The coin comes inside a presentation folder. 


Stock status

More Info



Coin Specification

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 also the King of Denmark and Norway. 

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

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