UPDATE, 12 JULY 2017: The Royal Mint has now released the design of the UK’s brand new Prince Philip coin. Approved by Prince Philip himself, it features a younger portrait of The Duke of Edinburgh and the phrase “Non sibi sed patriae” – Latin for “not for self, but country”.
It will be available in limited edition Proof Gold and Silver sometime in August.
Today, The Royal Mint announced a brand new Prince Philip coin paying tribute to his 70 years of service.
Following the announcement from the Palace on 4 May that Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh would be retiring from public duty, The Royal Mint has decided to honour his record-breaking 70 years of service to the Crown.
The brand new Prince Philip coin will be available in Gold and Silver Proof in August.
If you’re interested…
Issued to mark 100 years of royal service at the House of Windsor, this prestigious Royal House of Windsor Silver coin set comprises three new official Royal Mint Silver Proof Coins:
The new UK £5 Silver Proof Coin issued specifically for the House of Windsor Centenary, the UK’s Silver Proof Lion of England coin and the UK’s Silver Proof Unicorn of Scotland coin.
Authorised by The Royal Mint, just 195 will ever be available.