Behind the scenes: The 2018 Royal Wedding coin

On May 19 2018, His Royal Highness Henry of Wales will marry Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle. We are sharing the memories and capturing the moment on an official UK £5 coin, bearing a double portrait of Prince Harry and Meghan. Earlier this year we were granted a sitting with Prince Harry and Meghan to capture photographs. The sitting provided designer, Jody Clark with additional reference material to develop a coin design, celebrating the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Take a look…

The Royal Wedding coin is available in Brilliant Uncirculated, Silver Proof, Silver Proof Piedfort and Gold Proof, you will also be able to Strike Your Own Royal Wedding £5 coin at The Royal Mint Experience on the 19 and 20 May – for more information, visit: www.royalmint.com/experience.


This year is full of royal celebrations, and we are happy to share these events with the nation by capturing the moment on UK coins. With the 65th Anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen’s coronation, new additions to the royal family, an eagerly-anticipated royal wedding and more, be sure to stay up-to-date by registering your interest here.

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