A fabulous Crown Cover of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II. This colourful item contains 2 commemorative
postage stamps from the Ascension Islands and a Full crownsized 50 Cents
coin from the Cook Islands with the Queen’s portrait on it. The cover has a full-colour photo
on it and supplies are very limited.
Iknow it sounds strange, what with the Royal Mint issuing commemorative coins almost daily, but the first commemorative coin for this country was the 1935
Crown. It was issued to honour the Silver Jubilee of King George V 1910-1935. There were no other commemorative coins for this country before the 1935 Crown, although we still don’t know about the Gothic Crown.
It has a rather unusual rendition of St. George slaying the dragon and we were the first
people to say it looked like a rocking horse. From then it rapidly became known as
‘The Rocking Horse Crown’. You must remember that this country was in depression
as was the rest of the world, so a Crown or Five Shilling piece was a lot of money at
We have some nice Extremely Fine examples of this first-ever British commemorative
Crown to offer you. Extremely Fine is a very high grade and considering the
coin is now 83 years old, we think it is a winner.
Gold Sovereign from Queen Victoria featuring Young Head Portrait & Shield. The coins are all selected and many are well above average. All coins are original and genuine and were struck in 22ct (916 2/3rd fine gold).