Legend of the Ravens 2019 UK Five-Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Limited Edition Presentation 35

  • A minting first – this special Tower of London mint mark features on an official UK coin for the first time
  • The largest and most exclusive gold coin in the range
  • With an extremely low mintage of just 45, this is a highly collectable coin
  • The first time the Tower of London has been celebrated on UK coinage
  • Endorsed by experts at Historic Royal Palaces
  • Presented in a wooden box complete with a fascinating booklet exploring the legend of the ravens
  • One of the lowest mintages for a five-ounce gold Proof coin
Price: £8,645.00
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  • Product code: UK19LRG5
  • Limited Edition Presentation: 35

The Legend of the Ravens Retold in Five Ounces of Fine Gold

It is said that if the ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the kingdom will fall. Some attribute their continued to presence to Charles II who ordered their destruction, only to change his mind when he learned of this ancient foretelling. True or not, the legend is rigorously upheld – six birds reside at the Tower of London at all times.

In association with Historic Royal Palaces, The Royal Mint is excited to present the first coin in a brand-new series celebrating the Tower of London. As one of Britain’s most iconic attractions, it draws millions of visitors every year. Housed next to the Wakefield Tower are its most famous residents, the ravens, which grace the first coin in the series. Struck in five ounces of fine gold and finished to Proof standard, this magnificent coin captures a piece of living history.

The Tower of London Legend of the Ravens 2019 UK Five-Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Denomination £10
Maximum Coin Mintage 45
Alloy 999 Fine Gold
Weight 156.30g
Diameter 50.00mm
Reverse Designer Glyn Davies
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2019
Pure Metal Type Gold

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