2019 £5 Crown

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There were nine 2019 dated £5 crown coins. The Plantagenet Falcon Queen’s beast (which was first sold at the end of 2018), 4x Tower of London coins, Birth of Queen Victoria, Beaufort Yale beast, a Lion of England again and the third Remembrance poppy coin. There was another Christmas coin planned, but this never appeared.

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Falcon of the Plantagenets (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

The Falcon of the Plantagenets. One of the ten “Queen’s Beasts” series of coins, which were originally silver bullion and silver proof issues only, until they decided to also launch them in cupro-nickel £5 crown format. The coins actually don’t really commemorate anything! This one is dated 2019 but was made available for sale from September 2018.

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Tower Raven (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by Glyn Davies):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

One of four coins produced in association with the Tower of London. They show a Raven, the Crown Jewels, a Yeoman warder and the Keys. https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/ 

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Tower Jewels (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by Glyn Davies):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

One of four coins produced in association with the Tower of London. They show a Raven, the Crown Jewels, a Yeoman warder and the Keys. https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/ 

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Tower Yeoman (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by Glyn Davies):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

One of four coins produced in association with the Tower of London. They show a Raven, the Crown Jewels, a Yeoman warder and the Keys. https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/ 

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Tower Jewels (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by Glyn Davies):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

One of four coins produced in association with the Tower of London. They show a Raven, the Crown Jewels, a Yeoman warder and the Keys. https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/ 

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type 56 (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by John Bergdahl):

Edge: Milled edge. Proof versions have ‘WORKSHOP OF THE WORLD’.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

Queen Victoria was born in 1819 and was Queen from 1837 to 1901. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Victoria

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Beaufort Yale (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

The Yale of Beaufort. One of the ten “Queen’s Beasts” series of coins, which were originally silver bullion and silver proof issues only, until they decided to also launch them in cupro-nickel £5 crown format.

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type Lion of England, date 2019 (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by (Mr) Jody Clark, dated 2019):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

The original Lion of England coin was originally part of the Queen’s Beasts series and was dated 2017. Due to the success of the England team in the 2018 Football World cup another was issued dated 2018 (with different packaging, of course) and the same was done in 2019, to mark the success of the England Cricket team, who won the Cricket world cup against New Zealand.

 

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type 57 (info on coin type numbers here):

Obverse Type (bust design by (Mr) Jody Clark):

Reverse Type (design by Harry Brockway):

Edge: Milled edge.

Mintage: Not yet known.

Collectability/Scarcity: 2 (for scale details see here)

The story behind the design:

The third Royal Mint UK £5 crown to mark Remembrance day. 

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