2020 UK Lunar Year of the Rat BU £5
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Secure the 2020 UK Lunar Year of the Rat £5 - in BU Quality for the first time!

Are you adaptable, smart, positive, flexible, outgoing and cheerful?

Then you just might be born in the Lunar Year of the Rat.

And now, for the first time ever, The Royal Mint has released a £5 coin celebrating the Chinese Lunar calendar in Superior Brilliant Uncirculated Quality!

First of its kind

The 2020 UK Lunar Year of the Rat CERTIFIED Brilliant Uncirculated £5 is the first of its kind.

This is a unique opportunity to celebrate the first animal of the Chinese Zodiac with the first-ever Brilliant Uncirculated Lunar £5 from The Royal Mint.

As the only official UK coin to celebrate the Year of the Rat, the reverse features original artwork created especially for this £5 issue.

Designed by P.J. Lynch, traits associated with people born in the Year of the Rat are evident in the design; a single rat crouches and sniffs the air, showcasing its agility and inquisitiveness.

Only coming round once every twelve years, this is a beautiful fusion of British and Chinese tradition.

Secure yours in Superior Brilliant Uncirculated Quality

This coin has been struck to a superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality which means it will be free from the scratches and blemishes you would find on normal circulation coins.

Your coin has then been protectively encapsulated in Official Change Checker packaging and certified to guarantee its quality.

This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rat – and could even make a great gift for anyone born in this year!

To be sure you don’t miss out, secure your 2020 UK Lunar Year of the Rat £5 today in superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality for JUST £10.99 (+p&p).

Order Ref 185/640W/9
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  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Year of Issue: 2020
  • Coin Diameter: 38.61mm
  • Coin Weight: 28.28g
  • Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
  • Reverse Designer: P. J. Lynch
  • Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

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