450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin

  • 450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin
  • 450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin
  • 450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin
  • 450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin

Buy the 450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Innovative Spiral Line Portrait
  • Extremely Limited Mintage – 450
  • Tuvalu Legal Tender
  • Beautiful Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
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450th Anniversary of the Birth of William Shakespeare 2014 5oz Silver Proof Coin 14V60AAA AUS $ 440.91
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Product Information

 

One of the greatest writers in the English language, William Shakespeare, is immortalised on this spectacular 5oz silver proof coin.

Celebrating the 450 years since the birth of this famous playwrite, The Perth Mint is delighted to present a stunning commemorative befitting Shakespeare and his literary achievements.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in stunning proof quality.

Innovative Spiral Line Portrait

The coin’s reverse features a spiral-line engraved likeness of Shakespeare. The design also includes a representation of the Globe theatre with an actor on stage surrounded by motifs denoting famous scenes from Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and Henry V. The inscriptions ‘William Shakespeare’ and ‘450th Anniversary of his Birth’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Tuvalu Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the coin’s weight and fineness, the 2014 year-date, and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obverse.

Extremely Limited Mintage

To commemorate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth, no more than 450 of these coins will be released worldwide. 

Beautiful Presentation Packaging

The coin is housed in a classic charcoal-coloured presentation case, which comes within a stylish outer shipper displaying stunning imagery and quotes from William Shakespreare's most well-known plays.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

A numbered Certificate authenticates each release.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz)
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 5
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.673
Maximum Diameter (mm) 60.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 7.90
Maximum Mintage 450
Designer Wade Robinson

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