The Who Honored With Coin Collection From The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint, the Original Maker of U.K. coins, has honored legendary British rock band The Who by issuing a new range of collectible coins.
The coin’s dynamic design includes some of the most iconic symbols from the band’s live and loud performances – including a union flag, Mod logo and speaker-smashing Rickenbacker guitar.
A number of coins feature a special ‘shockwave’ effect, developed in honor of The Who’s record-breaking loud concert.
To celebrate the launch of the coin, The Who co-founder and lead singer Roger Daltrey visited The Royal Mint to strike one of the very first coins, giving the band’s seal of approval on the new coin and its design.
The Who collectable coin is the fourth in The Royal Mint’s ‘Music Legends’ series after releasing coins in honor of Queen, Elton John and David Bowie.
Clare Maclennan, Divisional Director of Commemorative Coin at The Royal Mint said, “The Who are an iconic British band with an incredible musical legacy, so it felt right to honor them with an official UK coin.”
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