A limited edition 5oz piece has just been issued – featuring a brand new engraving of King Canute – the first king to rule over a truly united realm of England.
Significantly, this year marks the millennial anniversary of King Canute’s coronation which took place in 1017 – an important milestone in Great Britain’s history.
5oz Pure Silver with 24-Carat Gold-Plating
Struck in five ounces of 99.9% pure silver to a shimmering proof finish, this issue is set apart by the addition of selective 24-carat gold plating. This stunningly enhances the depiction of the legendary Viking King, and due to the size of this commemorative, he appears in stunning intricate detail. Take a look at the video and you will see the incredible finish.
The obverse features crossed staffs through four shields that symbolise the nations of the United Kingdom – the English Rose, Irish Shamrock, Scottish Thistle and Welsh Leek. Also engraved around the edge is the Latin inscription ‘Magnae Britanniae’, meaning ‘Great Britain’.
The King Canute 5oz Silver Commemorative comes presented in its own Deluxe Presentation Case alongside its Certificate of Authenticity, which guarantees its precious metal content and position within the strict edition limit.
Just 450 of these King Canute 5oz Silver pieces will ever be struck - a tiny edition for any collector’s piece.
And when you consider that the purchasing of silver issues has been a growing trend amongst knowledgeable collectors over the past few years, you can expect demand to be high for this commemorative.
Don’t miss out on the chance to own your King Canute 5oz Silver Commemorative. Click ‘add to basket’ to secure yours today.
King Canute 'The Great' Commemorative 5oz
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- Metal: 999/1000 Silver with selective 24ct Gold-Plate
- Diameter: 65mm
- Weight: 155.52g
- Reverse: King Canute and the waves
- Obverse: Heraldic symbols of the United Kingdom
- Edition Limit: 450
- Year of Issue: 2017