Released to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the coronation of King Canute, this Royal Mint coin features the fifth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem on the obverse. (front of the coin)
The reverse displays an unusual portrait of the King of England. One of the most unique coin designs for any new 2017 coins.
Interestingly the mintage figure on this uk coin is a very low at just 150 worldwide.
- Struck in 22-carat gold
- Proof standard
- low mintage figure
- Sold out with The Royal Mint
Other similar issues include the United Kingdom 5 coin 2017 gold proof set.
A gold proof set comprising 2017 Centenary of the House of Windsor Five pound, 1000th Anniversary of the Coronation of King Canute Five Pound, World War I - The War in the Air Two Pound, 200th Anniversary of the Death of Jane Austen Two Pound and finally the Sir Isaac Newton 50p.