England Rugby World Cup Champions £5 Pounds Silver Proof Coin 2011 - New Zealand Post
This England Rugby World Cup Champions £5 pounds silver proof coin was issued as part of the Rugby World Cup Champions silver proof set and an exclusive coin. The England Rugby Champions silver coin features a player in England's 2003 kit kicking a rugby ball with RWC 2011 stylised representation of a rugby ball in the background. The obverse side portrays Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The coin comes presented in a luxury flocked velvet gift box.
Coin produced under license by Reserve Bank of New Zealand and New Zealand Post.
Please note that as this coin was part of an original Rugby World Cup Champions coin set which has now been split, no individual certificate of authenticity are available.
The England Rugby World Cup Coin
In 2003 the Rugby World Cup Tournament returned to Australia and was revamped to include 20 teams and 48 matches. England and Australia were thrilled to meet at the Final in Sydney, where England obtained their first-ever Rugby World Cup Championship title during the last moments of extra time.The £5 coin has been struck from fine silver by the Royal Mint. This proof-quality coin captures an English player in the 2003 uniform performing a drop-kick. The background includes the stylised rugby ball fishbone graphic from the infamous Rugby World Cup Event Mark.