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£5 Gold Crown

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No counter transaction fees! Our counter rates are now the same as our very high online rates.


If you're selling scrap gold, bullion, silver, platinum or palladium, our postal service is fully operational for sales of standard scrap, bullion and coins.

You can visit our precious metals trade counter here:
143 High Street (Station Road entrance), Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 7AB

Our counter opening hours are from 10am - 3:30pm. The transaction process is secure and contact free. If you visit whilst we are already dealing with a customer, you will be asked to wait outside until that customer has left.

Please ensure you bring with you photo ID (driving licence or passport) and one proof of address (recent utility bill, bank statement or council tax bill).

Purity Weight (g) Fineness Min. Gold Content (g) Price £
Crown / £5 Coin 39.94 .9166 36.609 1,478.17

 

 

 

The English £5 Gold Crown is just one of the variations of the English Crown. First introduced under the title of the "Crown of the Double Rose", the English Crown entered production during the reign of King Henry VIII as part of his plan to spark monetary reform in the year 1526. General use variations of the crown can be found in gold and silver. Collectors editions of the £5 Crown are also available in gold, silver and platinum.

The Gold Crown was minted during the reign of every monarch of England from the time of King Henry VIII until Mary I. Mary I did not order the mint of new Crowns during her reign but their production resumed with Elizabeth I of England and continues today.

The £5 Gold Crown did not come into existence until 1990 when the coins face value was changed to reflects its larger size and production cost. Prior to 1990, the Crown was worth five shillings, or 25 new pence.

The current gold Crown measures 38.61 millimeters in diameter and weighs in at 39.94 grams.

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