Circulating mintage: 4,615,000
Years of issue:
16 - Common
William Shakespeare is the most influential literary figure in British history and his works are an important part of Britain’s cultural heritage. This coin is one of three that celebrate William Shakespeare’s life work and commemorates the 400th anniversary since his death.
This coin takes inspiration from Shakespeare’s famous tragedies and features a skull and a rose. It was designed by John Bergdahl.
Edge Inscription: WHAT A PIECE OF WORK IS A MAN