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  • 100th Anniversary of the House of Windsor Gold 4 Coin Set
  • King George V
  • King Edward VIII
  • King George VI
  • Queen Elizabeth II

100th Anniversary of the House of Windsor 4 Gold Proof Coin Set

Article Number: P400706#p1

  • Four coins representing the four rulers of the House of Windsor
  • Proof quality
  • Gold 999.9/1000
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£339.00
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£339.00
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Celebrate 100 Years of the House of Windsor with this excellent 4 gold coin set

The coin set

Comprised of four gold proof coins, this set features all Windsor monarchs so far: 

King George V (1910-1936)
King Edward VIII (1936)
King George VI (1936 - 1952)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952 - )

 For each figure, the set includes a 1/2g gold coin featuring their effigy. 

Also note: due to his abdication in 1936, no coins featuring Edward VIII were ever publically issued. Don't miss your chance to own a replica Edward VIII coin with this brilliant set!

The origins of the House of Windsor

 During World War 1, anti-German sentiment was rife. For many, it remained an uncomfortable fact that Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, emperor of the very country Britain was at war with, was not only the grandson of Queen Victoria, but also the first cousin of Britain's King, George V.  

In 1917, in an effort to distance his family from their ties to Germany, George V decreed that the Royal House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha would be rechristened as the more English-sounding House of Windsor, after the castle. A new dynasty was born. 

Continuing from King George V, the House of Windsor has now presided over Britain for a century. 

Specifications
Mintage: 2017
Year of Issue: 2017
Country of Issue: Solomon Islands
Metal: Gold 999.9/1000
Quality: Proof
Currency: Dollars
Diameter: 11mm
Weight: 0.5g
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