Royal Mint Brilliant UNC 1998 HRH Prince of Wales 50th Birthday £5 Crown

Royal Mint Brilliant UNC 1998 HRH Prince of Wales 50th Birthday £5 Crown

Royal Mint Brilliant UNC 1998 HRH Prince of Wales 50th Birthday £5 Crown


The 1998 Crown, face value five pounds, was issued as a commemorative to HRH Charles, Prince of Wales' 50th birthday.

The reverse of the coin was designed by Michael Noakes and Robert Elderton and features a portrait of Charles alongside a thirty-three word inscription of the aims and ideals of The Prince of Wales’ Trust, this is the longest inscription to have ever been used on a British coin.

The Prince of Wales’ Trust is a charitable organisation established by Prince Charles to further the interests of young people.

The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Issued in a Royal Mint presentation pack, a lovely item for any collection.

Denomination: £5

Alloy: Cupro-nickel

Weight: 28.28g

Diameter: 38.61mm

Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley

Reverse Designer: Michael Noakes and Robert Elderton

Finish: BUNC

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