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Commemorative coins

Why we issue commemorative coins

Our commemorative coins recognise important events, periods or people. 

We only produce a limited amount and they’re only available for a limited time. 

We issue commemorative coins:

  • to promote the Island
  • for worldwide collectors
  • to generate income for the States of Jersey

How to get commemorative coins

You can order commemorative coins from the Westminster Collection website using their online order form.


Commemorative coins for 2021

During 2021 we’re issuing the following commemorative coins:

50th anniversary of decimalisation

A one-off coin design issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the decimalisation of Britain’s coinage which occurred on the 15 February 1971. 

Launch date: January 2021

150th Anniversary of the Rugby Football Union (RFU)

The RFU was founded in 1871, making 2021 its milestone 150th anniversary. 

Launch date: February 2021

HRH Queen Elizabeth II 95th birthday

A one-off coin design to celebrate HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th Birthday. 

Launch date: March 2021

HRH Queen Elizabeth II 95th birthday

A one-off coin design featuring a stylised ‘95’ surrounded by the four official flowers representing England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with the addition of 95 precious stones representing the Queen’s 95th Birthday.

Launch date: March 2021

HRH Queen Elizabeth II 95th birthday 

A one-off coin design to celebrate HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th Birthday. The design will feature a stylistic ‘95’ underneath a crown along with the denomination.

Launch date: March 2021

300th Anniversary of Sir Robert Walpole (the UK’s first Prime Minister) entering office

In office from April 1721 to February 1742, Walpole is also the longest-serving British Prime Minister in history.  

Launch date: April 2021

The Royal British Legion’s 100th anniversary

Collection of 5 x 50ps.

2021 marks The Royal British Legion’s Centenary year, a significant milestone for the British charity. 

Launch date: May 2021

The 2021 Remembrance Day Poppy Coin

The Royal British Legion is a British charity which provides financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed forces.  2021 also marks the Legion’s 100th anniversary.

Launch date: September 2021

Ernest Shackleton: 100th anniversary of his final expedition

A collection of 3 x £2 coins.

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of Ernest Shackleton’s final polar exploration expedition setting sail in 1921. Each £2 coin will celebrate one of three polar expeditions Shackleton led: 

  • Nimrod Expedition (1907 to 1909) 
  • Trans-Antarctic Expedition aboard the HMS Endurance (1914 to 1917) 
  • Shackleton-Rowett Expedition (1921 to 1922) 

Launch date: September 2021

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