Every year since 1970 the Royal Mint has released a limited number of annual sets with proof versions of the coins issued for circulation that year. Today you can own the 1972 Royal Mint Annual Proof set.
Includes the highly collectable Silver Wedding Anniversary Crown
1972 saw H.M. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 25 years of marriage. As such, the 1972 crown was issued to commemorate this milestone achievement. The coin’s design features the letters ‘EP’ within a floral garland and is struck to the exact same specification as modern day £5 coins.
After decimalisation, the 1972 crown became the first British coin to have a face value of 25 pence. This also makes it the UK’s FIRST decimal crown.
The very best of the Royal Mint’s coins
Each coin is struck to the Royal Mint’s highest standard Proof finish, using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks. Each coin can be appreciated in exquisite detail as every blank is struck more than once to ensure a clearer and finer design than the coins that you would find in your change.
Highly sought after by collectors
Because of the skill and time involved in striking proof coins they are struck to a strict limited edition. Proof sets represent the pinnacle of the Royal Mint’s craftsmanship, so they are in high demand amongst collectors.
Only a limited number available
This set is no longer available at the Royal Mint and can be difficult to track down on the secondary market. We only have a limited number available to offer but with demand high, we don’t expect these sets to be available for long.
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1972 Proof Set
(+ £3.99 p&p)
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- 1972 Halfpenny, One pence, Two pence, Five pence, Ten pence, Fifty pence &
- Coins may be subject to tarnish due to age.