To celebrate the London Olympics the Royal Mint issued a series of Silver Proof Five Pound coin to commemorate all things ‘British’
This particular coin part of the ‘Spirit Series’ celebrates the union of the United Kingdom. On 1st May 1707 the Kingdom of Great Britain was created by the political union of the Kingdom of England (which included Wales) and the Kingdom of Scotland. Almost a century later the Kingdom of Ireland merged with the Kingdom of Great Britain, to form the United Kingdom with the passing of the Act of Union,
saw the ‘Old Union Flag adopted throughout the UK .
This silver proof coin depicts the four national floral emblems of the four countries .
This silver proof coin comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity
Metal: .925 Silver
Weight: 28.28 grams
Denomination: Five Pound