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2016 Great Britain Gold 5 oz Shakespeare Proof (w/Box & COA)

2016 Great Britain Gold 5 oz Shakespeare Proof (w/Box & COA)

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In 2016, 400 years after his death, the work of William Shakespeare is still read, performed and enjoyed the world over. Celebrate the most widely read and studied writer in the English language with this beautiful proof coin.


Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 5 oz of .999 fine Gold.
  • Comes in packaging that reveals more about Shakespeare and includes a certificate of authenticity.
  • Mintage of only 60 coins.
  • Obverse: Portrays the fifth effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse: Designed by Tom Phillips, the reverse was inspired by the best known portrait of William Shakespeare, an engraving that appears in the famous First Folio of his plays. The design is finished with the quotation "Put money in thy purse", chosen by the artist from Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello.
  • Guaranteed by The Royal Mint.


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