These Crown (5 Shillings) coins were struck to celebrate the Festival of Britain in 1951.
The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition which both commemorated the centenary of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and was to promote improvements in design for the post-war rebuilding of the country.
This coin was only the second Crown struck in the reign of George VI.
Struck to proof-like quality in cupronickel, this coin comes in its original purple case with informative certificate.
Box has signs of wear around edge.