2020 £5 Crowns

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There are so many £5 coins released of planned for release in 2020 (at least 15)! Expect a new one about every 2-3 weeks, at this rate. The King George III coin appeared in the 2020 year sets. There has also been a Year of the Rat coin, another two in the Queens Beasts series (the Mortimer White Lion and the White Horse of Hanover), a ‘Music Legends’ coin for the band Queen (more from that series are also expected including Elton John), a James Bond themed coin (there will be a total of 3 of those), a Wordsworth coin, a Yeoman Warder’s mace, Three Lions, a Crowned Penny and Thomas Miagh graffiti coin.

They will appear here as and when I have received them to do the pictures. Apologies for not being the quickest, but I also insist on doing pictures myself, rather than just pinching them from elsewhere on the internet.

Commemorative £5 Coin, Type 58 (info on coin type numbers here):

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

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

Edge: Milled edge. Proof versions have ‘I GLORY IN THE NAME OF BRITON’.

Mintage: Not yet known.

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

The story behind the design:

This coin celebrates the reign of King George III (1760 – 1820). He is Britain’s longest reigning King. https://www.history.com/topics/british-history/george-iii


Many, many more to come……


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