This gold proof £5 coin (aka Quintuple Sovereign, or Crown) was issued to commemorate the bi-centenary of the death of Horatio Nelson at his most famous triumph during the battle of Trafalgar, where the Royal Navy attacked the combined French and Spanish fleet, saving Britain from attack by Napoleon.
Proof coins are struck twice to ensure greater clarity of detail compared to their bullion counterparts. The coin is 22 carat gold or 916.7 purity. It contains 36.613 of fine gold, with an additional amount of metal - usually copper - added to provide extra resilience against damage.
Please note: This coin does not come with the original box or certificate of authenticity, it is supplied as 'coin only' in a plastic capsule.
Following the changes to international shipping after Brexit, orders to Ireland under €2,000 will be sent with FedEx, while orders greater than €2,000 (up to €40,000) will be sent by UPS.
Delivery is free and fully insured, and you will receive your order within 3-5 working days. All parcels are dispatched in discreet packaging and will need to be signed for on delivery.