2018 Prince George 5th Birthday Gold Proof £5 Coin

Honours Prince George’s 5th birthday, reflecting the joy of Royal childhood and the continuity of the monarchy

Features an image of Saint George slaying a dragon with a spear​​. This design continues the tradition of using the legend of Saint George

Queen Elizabeth II’s effigy by Jody Clark, exemplifying Her grace and authority during Prince George’s formative years

‘ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF’ encircles the Queen’s portrait, reaffirming Her regal status and titles




2018 proudly celebrated a momentous occasion with the release of the Prince George 5th Birthday £5 Gold Proof Coin, marking the fifth anniversary of Prince George’s birth. This exquisite coin is meticulously crafted from 24-Carat Gold, weighing a 1.41 ounces of the highest quality, pure Gold, demonstrating unparalleled craftsmanship and attention to detail.

The reverse design of the 2018 Prince George 5th Birthday £5 coin features an image of Saint George slaying a dragon with a spear​​. This design continues the tradition of using the legend of Saint George, which is a classic motif in British coinage, symbolising courage and victory over adversity. It’s a fitting tribute for a Royal commemoration, connecting historical symbolism with a contemporary celebration.

On the obverse, collectors are greeted with the sophisticated and regal portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created by the renowned sculptor Jody Clark. This portrait not only adds a layer of majesty to the coin but also links Prince George’s lineage to the longstanding traditions of the British monarchy.

Struck with meticulous precision, the coin showcases the Royal Mint’s expertise in numismatics. Employing specially chosen dies and polished blanks, the minting process ensures every nuance of Prince George’s depiction and the Queen’s effigy is rendered with striking clarity and luminosity.

With a strictly limited mintage, the Prince George 5th Birthday £5 Gold Proof Coin is a coveted treasure among collectors. Its composition of solid, fine 999.9 Gold highlights its purity and substantial value. This coin is not just a collector’s piece but a celebration of Prince George’s early years and a symbol of the nation’s goodwill towards its future King. It stands as a precious keepsake for both coin aficionados and admirers of the Royal family, capturing the essence of Royal celebration and the bright promise of youth.

Weight (grams)39.94g
Fineness / Carat0.9167/ 22
Denomination£5 Crown
Maximum Mintage175
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse DesignerJody Clark
MonarchElizabeth II (1952-2022)
CountryUnited Kingdom
GradePF 70
SecurityNGC Certified


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