Prince George honoured with new commemorative coin for 5th birthday

2018-07-19 10:04
 
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Cape Town – As Prince George gets ready to celebrate his 5th birthday on 22 July, celebrations for the special day have already begun – starting with the unveiling of his very own £5 coin.

The Royal Mint unveiled a new coin inspired by a new interpretation of the toddler’s namesake, St George and the dragon designed on a U.K. £5 coin.

On the other side of the coin is a portrait of little George’s great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

SEE THE COIN HERE:

“The birth of Prince George altered the course of history in the United Kingdom, and we are pleased to be marking the fifth birthday of our future king,” Nicola Howell, director of consumer business at The Royal Mint, told E! News.

This is not the first time the third in line to the throne has been honoured with a coin. The Royal Mint released commemorative coins for George's first and second birthdays, as well as for his christening, Hello! reports.

The coin comes in three options:
1. 2018 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin - £13.00 (R226.22)
2. 2018 UK £5 Silver Proof Coin - £82.50 (R1435.65)
3. Strike on the Day Celebration Sovereign - £500.00 (R8700.92)

SEE ALL THE OPTIONS AND PLACE AN ORDER HERE.

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