You can now buy a Harry and Meghan £5 coin but it'll cost you £2,000

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 9:39 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 9:39 am

From tote bags to teacups, Royal wedding memorabilia is being sold in droves ahead of the big day but for those looking to commemorate the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with the more traditional coin it will set you back as much as £2,000.

The coins, which have been approved by Buckingham Palace, are inscribed with the date of the royal wedding and feature a portrait of the couple “looking lovingly into each other's eyes”.

Limited to just 850 editions, the The Royal Wedding 2018 UK £5 Gold Proof Coin, is the most expensive available and costs £1,980.

The £5 Silver Piedfort Coin is limited to 15,000 editions and will set you back £82.50, whilst the £5 Silver Proof Coin, which is limited to just 15,000 editions, will cost £82.50.

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For Royalists on a budget the £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin will set you back just £13.00.

The Royal Mint said: “Following the announcement of their engagement, the Royal Mint was granted a private sitting with Prince Harry and Meghan at Kensington Palace.

“The setting of their meeting was relaxed and informal, which is reflected in the portrait of the couple.

“The pair can be seen looking lovingly into each other's eyes and highlights the easy familiarity and connection between the royal duo.”

The portrait of the couple was done by Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark at a private sitting.