David Bowie to star on brand new UK coin

Speculation in the collecting community has been brewing for months about the next British star to be honoured in The Royal Mint’s hall of fame that is the Music Legends series.

And now collectors and fans will surely be rejoicing from Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads, and perhaps even on Mars, as the next Music Legend to feature on a BRAND NEW UK coin has been confirmed to be none other than the Starman himself, David Bowie!

From Space Oddity to Life on Mars? there is no denying that David Bowie is one of the most iconic and influential British musicians to have ever graced our stages. Known for his reinvention, he was a fearless, creative, inspirational icon that changed the lives of so many people.

Here at The Westminster Collection we cannot think of a better way to celebrate his contribution to British music and his lasting legacy than with a coin.

And what a coin it is – keep on reading to see the spectacular design for yourself!

Plus, if you want to be the first to know when this new coin is released, simply register your interest below.

David Bowie Coin

The design of the new David Bowie coin is a real tribute to the king of glam rock. The main talking point of this 1oz Pure Silver Proof coin is without a doubt the coloured element. The red and blue lightning bolt motif is instantly recognisable from the Aladdin Sane era and is synonymous with the musician.

2020 David Bowie BU half oz 1oz silver proof 5 Coin social media 1 1 - David Bowie to star on brand new UK coin

Interestingly, I’d say that this is the FIRST pop culture themed coin I can think of that features a portrait – until now portraits on coins have been reserved for Royalty or prominent historical figures. This is incredibly unusual for a coin and means it will be sought-after by knowledgeable collectors.

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The David Bowie coin follows in the footsteps of Queen and Elton John where we saw SELL-OUTS within hours of release!

This surely means that considering the sell-out success of the previous coins in the Music Legends series, that this new David Bowie coin is sure to be in high demand and collectors will have to act quickly to guarantee one for their collections.

If you want to be kept up to date and be the first to know when these coins are available, then simply register your interest below and we’ll email you as soon as we have more information.

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3 Comments

  1. George 23 on November 30, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    Bowie coins look fantastic can’t wait to see one in real life

  2. MR LEONARD D CHAPPELL on November 27, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    keep me informed please

  3. Phillip rynsard on November 27, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Will not let me register my interest

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