Introduced by a mutual friend, love blossomed between His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle, despite the ocean between them. Now the royal couple have tied the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, the world celebrates a heart-warming modern day fairy-tale.
Everyone loves a royal wedding and to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this set brings together coins of both their engagement and marriage and includes the official British crown coin to celebrate the wedding, along with their wedding-year gold sovereign.
This set consists of…
The British 2017 Windsor Castle £5 crown (BU)
Windsor Castle is the location of their marriage and this crown was released late in 2017 when their engagement was announced.
Struck to Brilliant Uncirculated, the reverse is designed by Timothy Noad and is 38.61mm in diameter and weighs 28.28g.
The British 2018 Harry and Meghan Marriage £5 crown (BU)
Struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard, superior to the change in your pocket, the coin features an original portrait created especially for the occasion. Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark eschews convention for something warmer and more contemporary. Relaxed and informal, his portrait was developed from a sitting with the royal couple at Kensington Palace. Approved by Her Majesty The Queen, it’s the only official UK coin to mark this historic occasion.
The coin is 38.61mm in diameter an weighs 28.28 grams. It features Harry and Meghan with the words…Royal Wedding * 19 May 2018 * Harry and Meghan
The British 2018 ‘Wedding Year’ Gold Sovereign (BU)
This is their ‘wedding year’ gold sovereign and features a classic design of the rendition of St. George mounted on horseback slaying a dragon, designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. It is 22mm in diameter and weighs 8 grams of solid 22 carat gold.