We’ve just heard the news and couldn’t wait to share it with you!
It’s just been confirmed by Royal Proclamation that two icons of British culture will be appearing on UK coins in 2020 – rock legends, Queen, and 007 himself, James Bond.
All information about designs and dates are still very top secret, but we do know the coins will be 2020 dated so we will be on the lookout from the New Year…
The Show must go on! – Freddie Mercury
It’s safe to say it doesn’t get much bigger than rock band Queen. They have been inspiring millions with their music since 1970.
Known for hits such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody and Don’t Stop Me Now.
And now, their lasting legacy is going to be captured on a commemorative UK coin!
The Royal Proclamation confirms there will be various specifications available, including both base metal and precious metal versions.
All coins will bear a design depicting a keyboard, drum, bass and electric guitar accompanied by a microphone and the inscription “QUEEN”. What’s more, a special two pound silver coin will feature the edge inscription “MERCURY · MAY · TAYLOR · DEACON ·”
Bond, James Bond
The Bond franchise is the longest running film series of all time and over the years 007 has been portrayed by seven actors.
In the latest Royal Proclamation it confirms the design of the Bond coin will feature the 007 logo and a depiction of his car – We hope it’s the iconic Aston Martin!
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