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Alfred The Great £5 Coins

Alfred The Great new £5 coins released on 22nd April 2021 to pay tribute to the visionary monarch Alfred the Great, whose legacy paved the way for the United Kingdom we know today.

The coin design is inspired by a priceless Anglo-Saxon artefact, the Alfred Jewel. The reverse design for the coin features special ‘punch’ style lettering – a technique that was used on coins during Alfred the Great’s reign.

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin
Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

Issue Price: £13.00

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  • Celebrate the lasting legacy of the only English monarch in history to be titled ‘the Great’
  • Features a reverse design by John Bergdahl that was inspired by the Alfred Jewel, an Anglo-Saxon relic
  • Finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard – a finer finish than circulating coins
  • Inspire an interest in Britain’s kings and queens with this unique coin
  • Packaged in a fold-out wallet that recalls Alfred the Great’s visionary reign and the impact it had on the United Kingdom we know today
  • PRODUCT CODE: UK21AGBU

Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Specification

DENOMINATION £5
ALLOY Cupro-Nickel
WEIGHT 28.28 g
DIAMETER 38.61mm
REVERSE DESIGNER John Bergdahl
OBVERSE DESIGNER Jody Clark
EDGE INSCRIPTION AELFRED MEC HEHT GEWYRCAN
QUALITY Brilliant Uncirculated
YEAR 2021

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Silver Proof Coin

Limited Edition 2,250

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Silver Proof Coin
Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Silver Proof Coin

Issue Price: £90.00

  • Celebrate the reign and lasting legacy of Alfred the Great
  • Struck in sterling silver and finished to Proof standard
  • The reverse design was inspired by the priceless Alfred Jewel and designed by sculptor John Bergdahl
  • The accompanying booklet charts the important moments of Alfred the Great’s life as he paved the way for a united nation
  • PRODUCT CODE: UK21AGSP

Silver Proof Coin Specification

DENOMINATION £5
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 2260
ALLOY .925 Sterling Silver
WEIGHT 28.28 g
DIAMETER 38.61mm
REVERSE DESIGNER John Bergdahl
OBVERSE DESIGNER Jody Clark
EDGE INSCRIPTION AELFRED MEC HEHT GEWYRCAN
QUALITY Proof
YEAR 2021
PURE METAL TYPE Silver

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin

Limited Edition 900

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin

Issue Price: £167.50

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  • Pay tribute to the only English monarch bestowed with the title ‘the Great’
  • This Piedfort coin is twice the weight of a standard silver Proof £5 coin
  • Struck in 925 sterling silver and finished to Proof standard
  • Features an edge inscription taken from the Alfred Jewel, which also inspired the reverse design
  • The accompanying booklet tells the story of Alfred the Great’s life and reign
  • PRODUCT CODE: UK21AGPF

Silver Proof Piedfort Coin Specification

DENOMINATION £5
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 910
ALLOY .925 Sterling Silver
WEIGHT 56.56 g
DIAMETER 38.61mm
REVERSE DESIGNER John Bergdahl
OBVERSE DESIGNER Jody Clark
EDGE INSCRIPTION AELFRED  MEC  HEHT  GEWYRCAN
QUALITY Proof
YEAR 2021
PURE METAL TYPE Silver

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Gold Proof Coin

Limited Edition 160

Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Gold Proof Coin
Alfred the Great 2021 UK £5 Gold Proof Coin

Issue Price: £2,590

  • This coin sold out on the day of release. No longer available.
  • Struck in 22 carat gold, this is the most exclusive edition in the range
  • Celebrate the legacy of this visionary monarch
  • Features a reverse design created by John Bergdahl that includes a ‘punch’ lettering style such as that used during Alfred the Great’s reign
  • Presented alongside a booklet exploring the king’s achievements and lasting impact on Britain
  • No Longer Available
  • PRODUCT CODE: UK21AGGP

Gold Proof Coin Specification

DENOMINATION £5
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 170
ALLOY 22 Carat Gold
WEIGHT 39.94 g
DIAMETER 38.61mm
REVERSE DESIGNER John Bergdahl
OBVERSE DESIGNER Jody Clark
EDGE INSCRIPTION AELFRED MEC HEHT GEWYRCAN
QUALITY Proof
YEAR 2021
PURE METAL TYPE Gold

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