Birth Anniversary of HRH Prince Philip

10 Jun 2019  Mon

Today is the birth anniversary of Prince Philip; one of the most dashing naval officer of Britain and the husband of the most famous lady of the world. He started his journey at the age of 18, as Royal Navy cadet in the year 1939 just before World War II and announced his retirement from all his royal duties at the age of 96.

Prince Philip was born on 10 June 1921 on the island of Corfu to Greek Prince and Battenberg princess. Prince Philip had played an active part in the Indian Ocean and Mediterranean. He was one of the few royals to serve in such a combative role, even fighting against his German brothers-in-law.

This silver 5 Pound coin is the only coin which celebrates HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s public service record. This 5 pound was issued in the year 2017 to commemorate the retirement of Prince Philip. This 5 pound is available in 925 sterling silver and had a finished of proof standard.

Image Courtesy: The Royal Mint

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