1999 Princess Diana Memorial Silver Proof £5
Constantly the subject of media frenzy, Princess Diana tragically died in a car crash in Paris in 1997 while she was trying to escape paparazzi attention. The world was stunned at her death and her funeral a few days later triggered off spontaneous grief not just in Britain but all around the world.
In 1999, the Royal Mint bowed to public pressure and issued a special memorial £5 coin featuring an elegant profile portrait of Princess Diana on the reverse.
This special collector’s silver edition is struck in silver to an immaculate Proof finish and is the perfect lasting tribute to Princess Diana, a true national treasure.
- Denomination: £5
- Metal: 925/1000 Sterling Silver
- Weight: 28.28g
- Diameter: 38.61mm
- Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
- Reverse: Portrait by David Cornell
- Quality: Proof
- Issue limit: 350,000
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