£5: Diamond Wedding Anniversary


Years of issue:

2007

Coin Information:

Queen Elizabeth II was still Princess Elizabeth when she married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten on 20th November 1947. The wedding took place in Westminster Abbey and was the occasion of widespread public rejoicing. To mark their Diamond Wedding Anniversary, in November 2007 the Royal Mint issued a £5 coin bearing two specially created designs. A commissioned conjoint portrait of the Queen and Prince Philip features on the obverse while the reverse design by Emma Noble beautifully depicts the Rose Window at Westminster Abbey.
Edge Inscription: MY STRENGTH AND STAY