THE OFFICIAL UK ROYAL WEDDING COIN
HRH PRINCE WILLIAM OF WALES AND MISS CATHERINE MIDDLETON - 29TH APRIL 2011
This £5 coin celebrates the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. It is one of only two UK coin pieces to bear a double portrait commemorating a Royal Wedding day. The first was that of William's parents - The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer.
This beautifully designed Royal Wedding coin has been designed by British sculptor Mark Richards. Prince William and Catherine Middleton met when both were students at the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. Their friendship blossomed into love and, on 16th November they announced their engagement and their plans to wed at Westminster Abbey on 29th April 2011.
The Only official UK Royal Wedding coin – approved by both the Government and the Royal Household – is now available, where more than a 1000 years of history and passion find their way into each and every coin we strike. This special Royal Wedding UK £5 Coin – which bears a double portrait, unusual in British coinage – surpasses its face value in capturing this joyful event for posterity, and will surely take its place as the classic memento of an historic day.
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE - 250,000