In 2007, to celebrate the Life of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I, the Royal Mint produced on behalf of Alderney a limited Issue £5 Five Pound Silver Proof 2 Coin Set struck in solid .925 Sterling Silver plated in 24 Carat Gold.
The reverse of the first coin depicts a portrait of King Henry VIII and the second a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I; the obverse has the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley.
These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks.
Denomination - £5
Alloy – Sterling (.925) silver plated in gold
Weight - 28.28g
Diameter - 38.61mm
Quality: Silver Proof
These beautiful coins are encapsulated and presented in the original Royal Mint White presentation case, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
LIMITED EDITION – 30,000 SETS