2016 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings 50p fifty pence gold proof coin.
In 2016 to commemorate the 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, the Royal Mint released a special Limited Issue Battle of Hastings 50p Fifty Pence Gold Proof Coin struck in solid 22 Carat Gold.
The reverse designed by John Bergdahl pays tribute to William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings of 1066 and is based on the Bayeux Tapestry and features a figure based on images though to be King Harold with the famous arrow to the eye while the obverse features the Fifth Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks.
22 carat gold
Mintage 350 pcs.
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