Gold Kilo 2021 Prince Philip, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Gold Kilo 2021 Prince Philip, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinGold Kilo 2021 Prince Philip

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. Most of these by tradition are measured in troy ounces of fractions thereof, but the mint also introduced metric coins measuring one kilogram of pure metal (they are actually fractionally heavier as a whole, to account for the small amount of other metal in the alloy).

The 1 kg gold coins are denominated as One Thousand Pounds (£1,000), although their intrinsic (bullion) value is much higher than their face value. The coins vary in design depending on the occasion (they are "one-year" types usually issued in parallel with smaller denominations with the same reverse designs).

The coins are legal tender but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at bullion investors or collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art.

This one kilogram gold proof coin commemorates Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, prince consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Royal Mint says about it:
Following the announcement of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April 2021, many reflected that his was a life well lived. A man of action and significant achievements, Prince Philip became a naval commander at a young age and provided steadfast counsel to Her Majesty The Queen throughout her reign. When his young wife first took on the role as monarch, the newly titled Duke of Edinburgh supported her, showing tireless dedication to his duty. This exemplary service was recognised by The Queen at the time of their 70th wedding anniversary in 2017, when he was appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO). In honour of this remarkable man, The Royal Mint has created a coin to celebrate his life and legacy. The design features a portrait created by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS that was personally approved by The Duke of Edinburgh in 2008.

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Obverse
United Kingdom / Gold Kilo 2021 Prince Philip - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (her effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait").

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Running continuously around the effigy is the monarch's legend, followed by the date of issue and the face value: ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2021 ·. Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith, followed by the value and denomination in English and the year.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Reverse
United Kingdom / Gold Kilo 2021 Prince Philip - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin shows the portrait of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, facing right. Vertically to the right, on two lines HRH THE PRINCE PHILIP (HRH is abbreviated from His Royal Highness). Horizontally below, DUKE OF EDINBURGH and the dates of his life, 1921 and 2021.

In small letters below, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

The face value and date of issue are on the obverse.

Reverse Inscription HRH THE PRINCE PHILIP DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1921 2021
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Proof FDC.
Packaging: boxed
Issue price: £67,500.00.
Released 26 June 2021.

See also

Prince Philip commemorative coins include:
- 2 kg Gold (£2,000) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 1 kg Gold (£1,000) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 10 oz Gold (£500) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 5 oz Gold (£500) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 2 oz Gold (£200) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 1/4 oz Gold (£25) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 2 kg Silver (£1,000) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 1 kg Silver (£500) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 10 oz Silver (£10) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 5 oz Silver (£10) Prince Philip Commemorative
- 2 oz Silver (£5) Prince Philip Commemorative
- £5 Prince Philip Commemorative (CuproNickel, Silver, Silver Piedfort and Gold versions)

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Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Gold Kilo 2012 London Olympics 20 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D 1000 POUNDS · 2012
Gold Kilo 2012 Diamond Jubilee 21 Royal Arms ELIZABETH · II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS
Gold Kilo 2013 Coronation Anniversary 13 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D 1000 POUNDS · 2013
Gold Kilo 2013 Prince George Christening 19 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D 1000 POUNDS
Gold Kilo 2014 First World War Outbreak 10 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D 1000 POUNDS · 2014
Gold Kilo 2015 Longest Reigning Monarch 15 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by James Butler ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2015
Gold Kilo 2015 Churchill 9 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D 1000 POUNDS · 2015
Gold Kilo 2016 Year of the Monkey unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2016 Queen's 90th Birthday 15 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2016 ·
Gold Kilo 2017 Year of the Rooster 8 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2017 Platinum Wedding 21 ELIZABETH II D G REG F D · PHILIP PRINCEPS · 1000 POUNDS
Gold Kilo 2017 Sapphire Jubilee 19 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2017 Lion of England 13 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2017 Unicorn of Scotland 8 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2018 Year of the Dog 7 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2018 Armistice unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2018 ·
Gold Kilo 2018 Sapphire Jubilee 12 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
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Gold Kilo 2018 Black Bull of Clarence 9 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
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Gold Kilo 2020 White Lion of Mortimer 9 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2020 White Horse of Hanover 9 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2020 Year of the Rat 8 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
Gold Kilo 2020 Music Legends - Queen 6 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Kilo 2020 Music Legends - Elton John 4 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Kilo 2020 Music Legends - David Bowie 11 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Kilo 2020 James Bond 17 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Kilo 2020 The Three Graces 21 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Kilo 2021 Year of the Ox 8 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 1000 POUNDS ·
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Gold Kilo 2021 Prince Philip: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeGold Kilo (1 kg)
Issued2021
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait)
Face Value1000 (x Pound)
Total Mintage10
Mintage Limit12
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Gold
DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size100.0000 mm
Mass1,005.0000 g
OCC IDQRAP-OBNC-XAJY-OYJD
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