In 2008 the Royal Mint celebrated the 450th Anniversary of the Accession of Queen
Elizabeth I 1558-2008 with the issue of a crownsized £5 piece. They issued this
piece in cupronickel, Sterling Silver and Gold, it is the Silver piece that we now offer
You have Elizabeth I on one side and Elizabeth II on the other side. Today the Royal
Mint is charging about £80.00 for a Silver Proof £5 piece.
For those of you who like football, in 1996 the Royal Mint issued a special commemorative
£2 coin for the European Championship that was held in this country.
You have a most interesting and innovative design on this coin and one which they
unfortunately have not repeated.
You had the whole reverse covered by a football and with the planchet concave you
have a stunning coin. We are offering the two Collector’s editions as issued by the
Royal Mint. Featured here is the Sterling Silver proof variant.
This was the last of the large sized £2 pieces and in our opinion the most attractive
In 1999 the Webb Ellis Cup Final was hosted by the Welsh Rugby Union. To honour this even the Royal
Mint issued a Special Commemorative £2 coin. This issue we offer the collector’s versions in Silver.
Although they are struck in Proof Sterling Silver, to imitate the base metal bi-metallic currency issues, the
Royal Mint gold plated the outer rim of the Silver Proof Coins. All coins come in a protective capsule as issued by the mint.
The British Gold Sovereign was first issued under King George III as a replacement for the Guinea series. Each coin weighs just under 8 grams and is struck in 22ct Gold. Here we are offering the Jody Clark Sovereign Sovereign by type rather than by date.
In 2015 the Royal Mint issued a Silver Proof £5 to honour Sir Winston Churchill. For VIP collectors they even issued a piedfort or double the normal thickness of this crownsized coin in Proof Sterling Silver. We believe that when it was issued they sold it for £155.00.
Someone in the United States bought a quantity and had them ‘slabbed’; that is graded and put into plastic holders to protect them. Well they came out Gem Proof
grading 70 out a possible 70 points.
VIP collectors were offered Sterling Silver versions of the old round pound. This coin is dated 2006. These are the regular base metal designs but struck in Proof Sterling Silver. You have the Queen on the obverse and the Egyptian Arch on the reverse. Each coin comes in a protective capsule as issued and is in gleaming Brilliant Proof condition.