Through Music Legends we are celebrating some of the country’s most important and popular artists. No such collection would make sense without the inclusion of Elton John, the superstar who has been delighting fans for more than half a century. Born Reginald Dwight, Elton John displayed remarkable musical talent at a very young age. This underlying musicality and a passion for rock ‘n’ roll drove him to break through and become a global sensation. Having made more than 4,000 performances in over 80 countries and sold more than 300 million records worldwide, Elton John is without doubt a British music legend. With any number of looks from which to draw inspiration, coin designer Bradley Morgan Johnson chose to show Elton John’s iconic musical note glasses and straw boater’s hat. This special coin is a great way for fans and music lovers to pay tribute to the one and only Elton John..