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1997 Golden Wedding Anniversary Five Pound Crown Silver Proof Coin

1997 Golden Wedding Anniversary £5 Silver Proof Boxed

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This silver proof coin celebrates Her Majesty the Queen’s golden wedding anniversary. Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip married on 20 November 1947. Celebrations for their fiftieth anniversary included a service at Westminster Abbey, a lunch at the Guildhall, a Gala Concert at the Royal Festival Hall and a Ball at Windsor Castle. The obverse of this Five Pound features a remarkable double portrait of Elizabeth and Phillip, designed by Phillip Nathan. The reverse - designed by Leslie Durbin - shows a pair of shields featuring the royal arms and the arms of the Duke of Edinburgh with a crown above and an anchor below. Their anniversary dates appear below. This coin is one of 33,689 struck for the occasion in 28.28 grams of .925 sterling silver.
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Double portrait of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh by Philip Nathan.  Legend; 'ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D' and 'PHILLIP · PRINCEPS'.


Shield of royal arms and arms of Prince Philip, crown above, anchor below. '1947' and '1997' above, '20 NOVEMBER' above shields, denomination below. Designed by Leslie Durbin. 


Five Pound coin. 28.28 grams of .925 sterling silver, and a diameter of 38.61 millimetres. Struck to proof standard.


This piece has an issue limit of 33,689. It is offered in its original packaging from The Royal Mint with a numbered certificate of authenticity.


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