Britain issues coin on William’s engagementBy IANS
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
LONDON - Britain has issued a commemorative coin to mark the engagement of Prince William to Kate Middleton.
The engraving of the prince and his fiancee on the five-pound coin released by the Royal Mint is based on a photograph of the couple taken at a polo match a few years ago.
The design was approved by William and his grandmother, the Queen, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.
The coin is available in solid gold for 1,550 pounds, sterling silver with gold plating for 85 pounds and in silver for 55.50 pounds.