Oh, I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside

Four colour-printed coins celebrate Britain’s most iconic seaside towns

The great British seaside: fish and chips, penny slots, and don’t forget your bucket and spade. The daily grind is left far behind, for a little while at least. Four coins celebrate some of our most iconic coastal resorts. By turns traditional, quirky and kitsch, each has its own unique character, evoking fond memories of day trips and family holidays.

Made popular by the Victorians, Blackpool with its famous tower is still a firm favourite today. And a trip to Brighton isn’t complete without trying to snag a prize on the pier. Colourful huts dot the shoreline at Southwold, the perfect base for day at the beach, while Tenby with its picturesque harbour is very much the jewel in Pembrokeshire’s crown.

Specification

2018 Portrait of Britain Coin Set

Specification Value
Denomination £5
Maximum Coin Mintage 2018
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 28.28g
Diameter 38.61mm
Specification Value
Reverse Designer Glyn Davies & Laura Clancy
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2018
Number Of Items 4
Pure Metal Type Silver
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