New 2020 £5 coin releases – what to expect from this year’s coins!

Here at Change Checker we’ve been keeping an eye on the latest Royal Proclamations and excitingly for collectors there’s not just one, but FOUR brand new £5 coins on the horizon!

I’m sure you’ll be just as excited as I am to hear which £5 coin themes have been announced, as there really are some fantastic coins due to be released in 2020!

British Red Cross £5

The Royal Proclamation issued on 22nd May 2020, confirms that a British Red Cross £5 coin will be issued this year.

We can assume this coin will be issued in celebration of the British Red Cross’ 150th birthday, as it’s establishment date ‘1870’ is said to feature as in inscription on the coin.

Whilst the actual design remains top secret, The Royal Proclamation hints the coin will feature “a cross set against a background of the British Isles and a series of lines symbolising the globe.”

The official motto of the British Red Cross, “The Power of Kindness” will also feature.

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The End of the Second World War £5

Earlier this year we saw the release of the incredibly popular Victory in Europe Day £2 coin but it looks like 75th anniversary celebrations will be continuing with the release of a brand new End of Second World War £5 coin.

The coin is said to feature the words ‘War‘ and ‘Peace‘ accompanied by the inscription ‘The End of the Second World War.’

If the popularity of the 2020 Victory in Europe £2 is anything to go by, we can expect this £5 to be a real hit with collectors.

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2020 The End of the Second World War £5

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Remembrance £5

Every year, to commemorate Remembrance Day and the end of the First World War, The Royal Mint issues a brand new £5 coin. As of the Royal Proclamation on 24th June, it has been confirmed that a new 2020 Remembrance Day £5 coin will be issued later this year.

Although the final design hasn’t been revealed yet, the reverse is said to feature the silhouette of a First World War soldier formed by poppies accompanied by the inscription, “Lest We Forget 11 November 2020”.

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2021 Lunar Year of the Ox

In 2020 (and for the first-time-ever!) The Royal Mint issued a Lunar Year of the Rat £5 coin as part of their Shēngxiào Collection in Brilliant Uncirculated Quality.

And it seems this series will be continuing as brand new 2021 Lunar Year of the Ox £5 will be issued in Brilliant Uncirculated quality.

Whilst the actual design remains a mystery, the coin is said to feature the inscription “2021 YEAR OF THE OX” and the Chinese lunar symbol for an Ox. 

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  1. Judith nichols on August 6, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Hi Alex,Any idea when Winnie the poo available thanks

    • Alexandra Siddons on August 10, 2020 at 9:49 am

      Hi Judith,

      We don’t have a confirmed date yet, but if you sign up for updates using the form on this blog, you’ll be notified as soon as we know more!


  2. Judith nichols on August 5, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    Hi Alex,thanks for the reply.

    • Alexandra Siddons on August 6, 2020 at 9:14 am

      You’re welcome 🙂

  3. ANDREW JONES on July 21, 2020 at 3:37 pm


    • Alexandra Siddons on July 22, 2020 at 2:56 pm

      Hi Andrew,
      It’s great to hear you love the £5 Subscription service. It really is a great way to guarantee these coins to your collection 🙂

      • Judith nichols on August 4, 2020 at 3:43 pm

        I’m in subscription service it’s brilliant for us collectors,pity you don’t do it for coloured/silver coins especially sets like Winnie the poo coming out,I got all coloureds of Beatrix potter luckily but it’s nervy trying too get through to order,if I start a set I want too get them all,I would have thought maybe you could consider doing it.great service you have given me these last few years.

      • Alexandra Siddons on August 5, 2020 at 10:42 am

        Hi Judith,

        Thanks for your suggestion to create a Silver Proof 50p subscription service, we will take this in to consideration for future coin releases. Though due to the strict Edition Limits set by The Royal Mint on precious metal coins we can’t guarantee if this would be possible, in the same way that we can run a BU coin subscription service, as the number of coins available will be finite. If we are able to set up any sort of service like this, we will of course contact our customers to let them know.