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2021 Alfred The Great Five Pound Crown Piedfort Silver Proof Coin

UK21AGPF 2021 Alfred the Great £5 Crown Piedfort Silver Proof Boxed

Buy a 2021 Alfred The Great Five Pound Crown Piedfort Silver Proof Coin

Did you know that 2021 marks 1,150 years since legendary Anglo-Saxon king Alfred the Great was crowned? To celebrate the achievements of this remarkable early English monarch, The Royal Mint has released a small range of commemorative pieces, including this piedfort Five Pound silver coin. Only 910 of this type have been minted, displaying a design by John Bergdahl, inspired by the precious Alfred Jewel, a remarkable example of 9th century goldsmithing which can be seen at the Ashmolean Museum. This is paired with Jody Clark’s portrait of Her Majesty the Queen. Five Pound face value, double-weight 56.56 grams of .925 sterling silver, diameter: 38.61 millimetres. Finished to proof standard. Comes in its original packaging with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
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Fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. Legend: 'ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · 5 POUNDS ·’.


Stylised figure, inspired by The Alfred Jewel artefact. Legend around: ‘ALFRED THE GREAT’, dates below: ‘2021 · 871’.


Double weight piedfort .925 silver proof coin. 56.56 grams, 38.61 millimetres diameter. Face value: Five Pounds.


From a limited edition presentation of just 910, this Alfred the Great silver coin is offered in its presentation packaging from The Royal Mint alongside its numbered certificate of authenticity.


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