Royal Mint unveils Remembrance Day poppy coin

The Royal Mint has produced a commemorative £5 coin for Remembrance Day, which features a colour-printed poppy.

The Royal Mint's Rembrance Day coin

Designed by Royal Mint engraver Emma Noble, the coin is inscribed with the words, ‘The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month’.

The Royal Mint's Rembrance Day coin

The obverse side features The Queen, and the reverse a red poppy head next to the inscription.

The Royal Mint's Rembrance Day coin

It is available in both Silver Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated standard from the Royal Mint website http://www.royalmint.com/ and costs £13.

The Royal Mint's Rembrance Day coin

The coin is presented in a folder containing background information to the tradition.

The Royal Mint's Rembrance Day coin

A donation will be made to the Royal British Legion for every coin sold.

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