The United Kingdom Proof Coin Collection 1981, Coin Set from United Kingdom - detailed information

The United Kingdom Proof Coin Collection 1981
Set NameThe United Kingdom Proof Coin Collection 1981

In 1981, the Royal Mint issued an unusual proof coin set which contained a gold five pounds coin, gold full sovereign, the silver proof crown commemorating the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles to Princess Diana, and six minor coins. The previous occasion on which a British proof set was issued with a mixture of gold and base metal coins was in 1911 for the Coronation of King George V.

MintRoyal Mint Mintageunknown
PackagingRed leather case
Notes

Krause lists mintage of 5,000 while some online sources cite 1,800. The certificates in the boxes are not numbered so this cannot be used to estimate mintage. Spink and Collectors' Coins - Decimal Issues of the United Kingdom list the set with unknown mintage.

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Coin Set Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Issued1981
Coins9
Mintageunknown
Coins GradeProof FDC
MaterialVarious
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