ELTON JOHN 2020 UK One Ounce Silver Proof Coin
ELTON JOHN 2020 UK One Ounce Silver Proof Coin: is a new collection from The Royal Mint paying tribute to the bands and artists whose attitude, sound and look came to define each passing decade – a legacy perfectly encapsulated in each coin design.
The second coin in the series features one of the most iconic legends of all time.With a career spanning more than 50 years, the new coin to celebrate Elton John’s legacy has been designed by artist Bradley Morgan Johnson.
Elton John said of the design: “It really is a fabulous honour to be recognised in this way. The last few years have contained some of the most memorable moments of my career, and this is another truly humbling milestone on my journey.
Alongside a gold Proof, a 1/2oz silver Proof, this 1oz proof silver coin is the only coin in the series to have the edge of the coin inscribed with the lettering ELTON JOHN.
Highlighted with selected colouring the reverse features unmistakable Elton John iconography, using musical notes to create an image of glasses and a straw boater’s hat, inspired by one of Elton John’s most iconic looks, and a union Jack flag background punctuates the design. The edge of the coin has the lettering ELTON JOHN – the only coin in the series with such inscription.
On the obverse of the coin we find the Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
Your MUSIC LEGENDS: ELTON JOHN 2020 UK One Ounce Silver Proof Coin is presented in a standard Royal Mint black box with a themed shipper. A certificate of authenticity is enclosed.