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New Coin for the Royal Wedding

Posted on Tue, 1 May 2018 by Phil Mussell - General News, Coin News

As expected the Royal Mint has produced a £5 Crown for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle on May 19. The crown, which shows the happy couple in a three quarter length body pose (the William and Kate coin in 2011 just showed the side on portrait of the two) will be available in BU, silver and Gold. Interestingly the Royal Mint has opted to use Harry's informal name, as opposed to the less familiar but more accurate "Henry". When his brother got married the coin caused a minor stir when it showed "Catherine" as opposed to "Kate"....!