1981 Charles and Diana Royal Wedding 25p Crown
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UK 1981 Charles and Diana's Wedding 25p Crown

Before £5 coins, major Royal events and national celebrations were marked by the Royal Mint with Crown Coins - struck to the exact same specification as today's £5 coins.

And to celebrate the wedding of Charles and Diana in July 1981, the Royal Mint produced a commemorative crown tariffed at 25 pence, although no denomination was actually inscribed on the coin.

For the first time, three people were portrayed on a British coin simultaneously; the reverse featuring the conjoined profiles of the bridal couple – His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer.

This historic UK coin was is one of just four decimal crown coins ever to be struck.

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  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Year of Issue: 1981
  • Diameter: 38.61mm
  • Weight: 28.28g
  • Metal: Cupro-nickel
  • Obverse: QEII by Arnold Machin
  • Reverse: Conjoined portrait of Prince Charles and Lady Diana
  • Quality: Circulation

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