Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Coin

Up for auction is the official commemorative FivePounds coin features an elegant profile portrait of Diana by DavidCornell, FRBS and was one of a number of designs submitted to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee, who approve all UK coin designs. The obverse displays new portrait of Her Majesty the Queen which appears on all UK coins minted from January 1998 and is the work of the sculptor Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD. The coin is displayed in a stylishly illustrated presentation folder which reflects the 1ife and work of Diana, Princess of Wales. It makes a most elegant gift or keepsake as a lasting reminder of the Princess. Diana, Princess of Wales commemorative coin is struck in cupro-nickel to Brilliant Uncirculated quality and is housed in its own elegant presentation folder and slipcase. An embossed image of a rose, now a recognized symbol of Diana, fills the front cover of the slipcase. The inner folder which holds the coin contains some beautiful photographs of the Princess reflecting her charismatic personality and her compassion for the young, sick and elderly. A fitting selection of tributes and quotations from the Queen and Earl Spencer completes the presentation, making it the perfect reminder of the Princess. The British Royal Mint produced a limited quantity of this coin and sold out several years ago! The Diana, Princess ... read more