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2016 WW1 First World War One Poetry Five Ounce Silver Proof Coin

UK16W1S5 2016 First World War Poetry 5oz Silver Proof Boxed
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£250.00
Part of The Royal Mint’s Outbreak to Armistice Series commemorating 100 years since World War One, this silver proof coin remembers and recognises the literature of the era. This £10 coin pairs Jody Clark’s regal portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with a touching reverse by David Lawrence, which quotes the poem ‘The Soldier’ by war poet, Rupert Brooke. These meaningful words are at the forefront of an image of soldiers trudging across a war-torn landscape. This coin is from a limited edition presentation of 500 and is struck in 156.295 grams of 999 silver. You’ll receive your five ounce silver proof coin in its original box from The Royal Mint with its numbered certificate of authenticity.
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Obverse

Fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. Legend: 'ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 10 POUNDS · 2016'.

Reverse

Four soldiers, marching across a war-torn landscape. Above: 'There shall be In that rich earth a richer dust concealed'. Below: '1914 THE FIRST WORLD WAR 2018'.

Specification

Five ounce coin. 156.295 grams of 999 fine silver, and a diameter of 65.00 millimetres. Struck to proof standard.

Presentation

From a limited edition presentation of 500, this coin is offered in its original packaging from The Royal Mint with a numbered certificate of authenticity.

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