The 70th Birthday of HRH the Prince of Wales | The Royal Mint

HRH The Prince of Wales 70th Birthday Coinage Collection 1948-2018

  • Contains nine circulating coins from 1948 celebrating the year of the prince’s birth
  • Also includes the 2018 £5 crown finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard
  • Direct from The Royal Mint, the coins’ original maker
  • A great gift for royal enthusiasts or anyone celebrating a 70th birthday in 2018
  • Available in limited numbers

To place an order from The Royal Mint please call 0800 032 2153.

Availability is extremely limited.

The Coins of the Future King, from 1948 to 2018 

Now celebrating his 70th birthday, HRH The Prince of Wales is the longest serving heir apparent in British history, with an enduring commitment to serving the nation and supporting Her Majesty The Queen in official duties.

This set brings together nine coins struck in the year The Prince of Wales was born. These circulating coins will have played its part in daily life in 1948 and each coin bears the portrait of The Prince of Wales’ grandfather, George VI.

The historic coins in this set are joined by the 2018 commemorative crown that celebrates the 70th birthday of The Prince of Wales, featuring a new portrait of the prince by Robert Elderton and finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard. With ten coins in total, this set is a unique gift for anyone born in the same year as The Prince of Wales, or anyone wishing to mark such a milestone for the future king.

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