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2013 60th Anniversary of The Queen's Coronation Gold £5 Proof Crowns

In 2013, The Royal Mint will issue at least one commemorative £5 gold crown.
There will be a £5 gold crown to celebrate the 60th anniverary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Multiple Versions

Following the precedent followed in recent years, there are multiple versions of these coins. These include base metal versions in cupro-nickel which should be available at banks and post offices, specimen versions in folder, proof versions issued with proof coin sets, silver proofs, and gold proof version. There may also be other variations, such as piedforts, or platinum issues.

Crowns & Gold Five Pounds

There is a historical difference between gold crowns and gold five pound coins. Crowns were originally five shillings pieces worth a quarter of a pound, and five pound coins were, as their name tells, worth five pounds face value. The first British crowns were gold coins issued in 1544, and the first silver crowns were issued in 1551. It was not until 1990 that the Royal Mint re-tariffed the crown, which was by then a silvery coloured cupro-nickel coin, from five shillings to five pounds.

Technical Specifications
Diameter, Crown Type38.61 mm.
Weight, Grams39.94
Alloy (Carats) 22
Fineness (millesimal)916.6
Actual Gold Content (Grams)36.6117
Actual Gold Content (Troy Ounces)1.1771

Prices

When compared to the Royal Mint price of £2,000.00 you will make a saving of £150.00 per item when ordering from us.

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1 £1,850.00 Call to check availability
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Postage & Packing
UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order
EU Insured Post £10 per order
USA Airmail $10,
Insured Shipping $20
Canada Airmail $15,
Insured Shipping via Fedex $40

Obverse of 2013 60th Anniversary of The Queens Coronation Gold Proof Crown

Other £5 Gold Pieces


Reverse of 2013 60th Anniversary of The Queens Coronation Gold Proof Crown


2013 60th Anniversary of The Queens Coronation Gold Proof Crown in Presentation Box


Obverse of 2013 60th Anniversary of The Queens Coronation Gold Proof Crown Certificate


Reverse of 2013 60th Anniversary of The Queens Coronation Gold Proof Crown Certificate


2013 60th Anniversary of The Queens Coronation Information Booklet

 


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