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2021 Alfred The Great Five Pound Gold Proof Coin NGC Graded PF 70 Ultra Cameo


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List Price: £3,500.00
A collectible high-grade gold proof Five Pound coin, inspired by English history. 2021 marks 1,150 years since the coronation of Alfred the Great, the legendary Anglo-Saxon king. Alfred became King of the West Saxons in 871. In defending his kingdom from invading Vikings he became the dominant ruler in England. Alfred is remembered for his learning, as well as his significant military and administrative reforms. Today, he's one of just two English monarchs referred to as 'the Great'. To celebrate the achievements of this remarkable early English monarch, The Royal Mint has released a small range of commemorative pieces, including this Five Pound gold coin. Limited to just 160 pieces, its struck in 39.94 grams of 22 carat gold (actual gold weight: 36.60 grams). The reverse features an eye-catching motif by veteran coinage designer, John Bergdahl, inspired by The Alfred Jewel, a remarkable example of 9th century goldsmithing which can be seen at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. This is paired with Jody Clark's portrait of Her Majesty the Queen. This example has been awarded a flawless PF 70 Ultra Cameo grade by NGC and comes sealed in its holder.
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Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, facing right. Legend around reads: 'ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2022 ·'.


Design by John Berghdahl, inspired by the Alfred Jewel and Anglo-Saxon art. Central figure holding two sceptres. 'ALFRED THE GREAT 871' around with '2021' below.


Gold proof coin, struck in 916.7 (22 carat) gold. Total weight: 39.94 grams. Pure gold weight: 36.61 grams. Diameter: 38.61 millimetres. Face value: £5 / Five Pounds.


One of just 160 coins issued in this presentation by The Royal Mint. This example graded PF 70 Ultra Cameo by the Numismatic Guaranty Company and presented sealed in its NGC holder. Please note that the image on this page is a stock photo: the item you receive will bear the same grade but the certificate number may differ.


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