A 5 coin to mark the bicentenary of this pivotal battle
Two centuries on and the Battle of Waterloo still captivates. Full-blooded characters, tactical manoeuvres and a legacy; the Waterloo Medals are all remembered with this striking £5 coin, among the first to bear the new portrait of Her Majesty The Queen. David Lawrence has captured the accord between Wellington and Blcher, pivotal to the victory in his coin, a treasure for collectors and those who wish to explore a decisive battle in British, European and world history.
Struck in gleaming gold Proof, David Lawrence’s reverse design captures the poignant moment after the Allied force had secured peace in Europe with Wellington and Blücher sharing a moment of accord. The booklet that accompanies your grand £5 coin reveals the characters of the commanders involved and interesting facts on how The Royal Mint renewed the coinage and struck the Waterloo Medals awarded to all who served so bravely, a significant moment in our military history. Only 500 of these gold editions are available and marking such a historic moment, they will be highly sought after.
|Maximum Coin Mintage||500|
|Pure Metal Type||Gold|