The Royal Mint of England is famous for the release of its Britannia bullion coins, as well as other long-running collections like the 10-coin Queen’s Beast Series. The mint also releases other low-mintage, limited-issue designs in collections such as the British Music Legends. The second design in this series honors the legendary Elton John. Right now, 2021 1 oz Gold British Music Legends Elton John Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of protective plastic flips!
- Second issue from the British Music Legends collection!
- Mintage limited to 2,500 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 100 Pound sterling (GBP) backed by the government of Britain.
- The obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is a depiction of some of Elton John’s classic performance wardrobe items.
Each 2021 1 oz Gold British Music Legends Elton John Coin listed here comes with a protective plastic flip housing a single coin per flip. All of the coins in this series are offered to you in Brilliant Uncirculated condition from the Royal Mint. The coin is one of two BU releases alongside a 1 oz silver coin with the same design.
Born as Reginald Kenneth Dwight in March 1947, Elton John has gone on to become one of the most famous singer-songwriters in the world. Now known as Sir Elton Hercules John, the composer is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. His works have resulted in more than 50 individual Top 40 Hits on the UK Singles chart and the US Billboard Hot 11. Of those songs, seven have reached number one in the UK and nine in the US. He also boasts seven consecutive number-one albums in the US.
The obverse of the 2021 Gold British Music Legends Elton John Coins includes a bust of Queen Elizabeth II. In this design from Jody Clark, Her Majesty is featured in right-profile relief with the George IV State Diadem Crown on her head. The Queen is depicted here aged 89 and this portrait represents the fifth-generation bust of Her Majesty on British coins during her reign.
On the reverse side of 2021 1 oz Gold British Music Legends Elton John Coins, you will find a design honoring the flamboyant Elton John. The design includes a straw boater’s hat, musical-note sunglasses, and a bowtie. This is all backed by an image of the Union Jack, the official flag of the United Kingdom.
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