The Long May She Reign 'Struck-on-the-Day' Five Crown Coin

Celebrating the Sapphire Coronation Jubilee in 2018 - a remarkable coin celebrates a remarkable reign:

  • Features all five effigies of the Queen taken from the portraits that have appeared on our circulating coinage during her record-breaking reign

  • Just 4,999 struck on 2nd June 2018 - a historic minting that can never be repeated

  • Struck to the highest possible collectors’ PROOF condition

  • Plated in fine 999 Silver and accented in 24-carat Gold

  • Minted in a ‘supersize’ 65mm to celebrate 65 years since Her Majesty’s Coronation 

  • Extra-large diameter  - almost 3 times the size of a £1 coin allows for exquisite detail and clarity

  • A Bradford Exchange exclusive

  • Presented with an informative Certificate of Authenticity and Presentation Case

Diameter 65mm

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A remarkable Coin struck to celebrate a remarkable reign. The majestic 65mm 'Long May She Reign' Five Crown Coin was struck on the day of Her Majesty’s 65th Coronation Anniversary

It was 65 years ago, on the 2nd of June 1953, that Elizabeth was officially crowned Queen at the tender age of 27. The Coronation was the first to ever be televised and an astonishing 20 million people worldwide tuned in to view the ceremony. Now an incredible 65 years on, a new coin – The Long may She Reign Proof Five Crown Coin – has been released to celebrate Her Majesty’s Sapphire Coronation. This spectacular coin measures an impressive 65mm in diameter - corresponding to the 65 years since Her Majesty’s Coronation.

A historic world-first Royal Anniversary captured on a ‘struck-on-the-day’ coin
What makes this coin truly exceptional is that it has been struck on the very same day that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch in history to celebrate a sapphire coronation anniversary - the 2nd of June 2018.

Since Her Majesty’s Coronation, 65 years ago her effigy has adorned British coinage in a beautiful series of portraits that mark her journey to becoming our longest and oldest reigning monarch. A masterpiece of minting - the prestigious Long May She Reign Coin features motifs of the five iconic portraits that have appeared on our circulating coinage, each one accented in pure 24-carat Gold. It is struck to a PROOF finish - the highest quality possible, coveted by coin collectors the world over. The inscription reads ‘LONG MAY SHE REIGN’ with the denomination ‘Five Crowns’. The obverse bears the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by award-winning Commonwealth coin artist Joel Iskowitz.

A masterpiece of minting - 65mm diameter for 65 years of duty and devotion

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s historic coronation anniversary is now immortalised forever on this super-sized coin -   making it a unique one-of-a-kind, the type most sought-after by collectors. Just 4,999 ‘Long May She Reign’ Five Crowns coins were struck on 2nd June 2018, which means once the edition limit is sold out, it can never be repeated.

During her record-breaking reign, the Queen has celebrated Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilees and commemorative coins are an important reminder of these historic occasions. Now the Queen has reached the unprecedented milestone of 65 years since coming to the throne, make sure you secure your memento of this occasion. Weighing an impressive 110 grams with its extra-large 65mm diameter and exquisite detail and clarity this coin is a magnificent tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on her Sapphire Coronation Jubilee order your coin today. 

The Long May She Reign 'struck-on-the-day' Five Crown Coin 

Year of issue: 2018
Material: Layered in Silver and accented in pure 24-carat Gold
Denomination: Five Crowns
Weight: 38 grams
Diameter: 65 mm
Mintage 449
Significance: A 'struck on the day' a historic minting that can never be repeated