14 Nov 2014
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The Royal Mint proudly honours Queen Anne, the first queen of Great Britain and the last Stuart queen, with the 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne 2014 UK £5 Gold Plated Proof Coin. Mark Richard’s elegant miniature portrait design is defined beautifully in The Royal Mint’s unrivalled Proof finish and the coin is even more resplendent plated with fine gold. Fascinating numismatic tales from Anne’s reign fill the pages of the attractive booklet that accompanies this limited edition coin – only 1,665 are available.
The reign of Queen Anne takes its place in history as a period of considerable change for Britain, yet the events that surrounded the influential Queen led to a united kingdom. Queen Anne’s legacy was a nation that could enjoy political stability and prosperity. And such was the grace, elegance and refinement of the time that the era is looked back upon with great admiration – the Queen Anne Period. The coinage of the time reflected that beauty.
The 300th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Anne 2014 UK £5 Gold Plated Proof Coin celebrates the life and achievements of a pivotal figure in British history. Presented in a sophisticated case, your impressive gold plated £5 coin is accompanied by an interesting and attractive booklet charting the events and tales that surround Queen Anne and her reign, compiled with the help of the Royal Mint Museum. This limited edition presentation of just 1,665 coins must satisfy collectors, art lovers, historians and those with an interest in the monarchy.
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