William Wordsworth Coins

William Wordsworth £5 Coins 2020

New William Wordsworth Coins from The Royal Mint issued to celebrate The 250th Anniversary of the Birth of William Wordsworth on 9th March 2020.

William Wordsworth in one of the British nation’s favourite poets most famously known for his words

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

From the poem “Daffodils”, this text is one of the most famous poems in the English language and it is considered a classic of English romantic poetry. Wordsworth was inspired to write the poem on encountering a long belt of Daffodils while taking a walk with his sister Dorothy in April 1802.

William Wordsworth Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

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William Wordsworth Coin
William Wordsworth Coin
william wordsworth brilliant uncirculated coin
William Wordsworth brilliant uncirculated coin

BUNC Coin Specification

Denomination £5
Alloy Cupro-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer David Lawrence
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year 2020

William Wordsworth 2020 Silver Proof Coin

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William Wordsworth 2020 Silver Proof Coin
William Wordsworth 2020 Silver Proof Coin
William Wordsworth Silver Proof Coin
William Wordsworth Silver Proof Coin

Silver Proof Coin Specification

Denomination £5
Limited Edition Presentation 2,000
Maximum Coin Mintage 3,760
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer David Lawrence
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD
Quality Proof
Year 2020

William Wordsworth 2020 Gold Proof Coin

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William Wordsworth 2020 Gold Proof Coin

Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination £5
Limited Edition Presentation 300
Maximum Coin Mintage 310
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Weight 39.94 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer David Lawrence
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD
Quality Proof
Year 2020

Celebrating the Poetry of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth is one of the most popular poets to have written in the English language. His ode to love and joy, ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’, commonly known as ‘Daffodils’, is amongst the nation’s favourites.
To commemorate the 250th anniversary of his birth and celebrate the life and work of one of Britain’s greatest literary figures, THe Royal Mint has struck a special £5 coin.