To celebrate the London Olympics the Royal Mint issued a series of Silver Proof Five Pound coin to commemorate of things ‘British’
This particular coin part of the ‘Body Series’ depicts Northern Ireland’s Giant Causeway, called the eighth wonder of the world in the 1700’s. The site is now a World Hertiage Site, National Nature Reserve and Northern Ireland’s top tourist attraction. The causeway, formed around 60 million years ago by the cooling and shrinking of molten lava.
There are at least 38,000 of the stone columns, and the fifteen miles of footpaths and the site, is owned and maintained by the National Trust
This silver proof coin depicts the Giants Causeway, and come complete with certificate.
Metal: .925 Silver
Weight: 28.28 grams
Denomination: Five Pound