Why add this 2020 Legends of British Music Silver Proof coin to your collection?
The third release of The Royal Mint’s Legends of British Music series is an homage to the musical artistry of David Bowie. The rock star was known for his portrayal of multiple personalities and characters throughout his career.
- The 2020 David Bowie coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with a magnificent proof finish.
- The coin’s commemorative design is accented with vivid color.
- The coin features a lettered edge.
- Mintage is limited to just 8,100 pieces.
Remarkably Lifelike David Bowie Portrait
Obverse: A right facing effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II located on the obverse, surrounded by the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “D.G. REG. F.D.,” “2 POUNDS” and “2020.”
Reverse: The reverse features a portrait of David Bowie, with a colorful lightning bolt in the background inspired by his 1973 Aladdin Sane persona. “BOWIE” is inscribed at an angle below. The coin’s smooth edge is lettered “THE STARS ARE NEVER FAR AWAY,” the iconic line of the song titled “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” from Bowie’s penultimate studio album “The Next Day” released in 2013. All imagery was crafted by acclaimed Royal Mint sculptor Jody Clark, the designer credited with the heraldic renditions featured on the popular ten-coin Queen’s Beasts series.
Sensational GEM Proof Coin in Original Mint Packaging
This 2020 Great Britain Legends of British Music: David Bowie 1 oz. Silver Proof Coin is ungraded. The selectively colorized GEM Proof coin is presented encapsulated and housed in a display case with a Certificate of Authenticity, in a shipper featuring a dramatic photograph of David Bowie.