2017 marks 1,000 years since the coronation of King Canute, the Viking Warrior who became the first King of a unified England. The momentus anniversary is marked on a UK £5 - the first time that a 1,000 year anniversary has been celebrated on a Royal Mint coin!

2017 marks years since the coronation of King Canute, the Viking Warrior who became the first King of a unified England. The momentus anniversary is marked on a UK - the first time that a year anniversary has been celebrated on a Royal Mint coin!

It is a century since our royal family changed their name to Windsor during the First World War and the centenary of The House of Windsor is marked on a 2017 UK £5 Coin.

It is a century since our royal family changed their name to Windsor during the First World War and the centenary of The House of Windsor is marked on a 2017 UK Coin.

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