2011 Create-a-Set

0 reviews

Average rating of 0 out of 5
  • This engaging coin folder will get everyone searching their pockets and purses
  • Includes a 2011 £1 coin struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard
Product code: JPW11A


No Longer Available

2011 Create-a-Set

Introduce children to the UK coin designs with this fun collector pack! This special folder contains a £1 coin and all you must do is find the remaining six coins –from the 50p to the 1p – in your change and when completed, like a jigsaw, they will reveal the shield of the Royal Arms just as it appears on the £1 coin.

About the Design

As a powerful symbol of royal authority the Royal Arms have featured on the coinage of every monarch since the reign of Edward III (1327-77). Coins were, and still are, issued under the personal authority of the monarch and have come to be regarded as vehicles for royal imagery, whether in the form of a portrait or a monarch’s personal coat of arms.

Choosing a Famous Symbol

The decimal £1 coin of 1983 appropriately bore the Royal Arms on its reverse and the detailed depiction by Eric Sewell is now a famous symbol of British currency. In 1988 the reverse of the £1 coin featured a design by Derek Gorringe bearing a crowned shield of the Royal Arms, reminiscent of the early sovereigns of Queen Victoria. It is not surprising then that Matthew Dent chose the Royal Arms, and in particular a shield of the Royal Arms, as the theme for his innovative range of new designs. The central section of the Royal Arms is divided into 4 parts: England being represented by the 3 lions passant guardant in the first and fourth quarters, Scotland by the lion rampant in the second and Northern Ireland by the harp of Ireland in the third.

Customer Reviews

Average Service and Delivery Rating

Average rating of 0 out of 5

Average Product Rating

Average rating of 0 out of 5

This product currently has no reviews. Be the first to review this product.

Add a Review

Your Recently Viewed Items