Pobjoy Mint completes 12 Days of Christmas coin series

Privy mark celebrates '12 drummers drumming'
By , Coin World
Published : 11/09/15
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The Isle of Man’s 2015 Angel gold coin for Christmas with privy mark completes the 12-year series honoring the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song.  

The Isle of Man annually issues a Proof Angel 20th-ounce .999 fine gold bearing a special privy mark on its reverse reflecting a Christmas theme. This special edition has a limited edition of 1,000 coins worldwide.

Since 2004, the privy mark each year represents a different verse of the well-known Christmas carol. The 2015 mark is a tiny drum with drumsticks and with the number 12 below it, all situated above the dragon's nose. 

The obverse of the coin carries the standard Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

The 2015 coin is approved by Buckingham Palace.

The coin weighs 1.55 grams, measures 15 millimeters in diameter and has a mintage limit of 1,000 pieces.

It retails for $169.

For more information, or to order the coin, visit the Pobjoy Mint website.

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