Prince George christening coins

The Royal Mint in Llantrisant starts production today on a special set of coins, ready to commemorate the christening of Prince George on 23 October.

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Production of Prince George christening coins begins

A special set of coins being struck to commemorate the christening of Prince George go into production today at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant.

The coins all contain this inscription on the back. Credit: Royal Mint

The Royal Mint says it has already received thousands of orders from the UK and around the world.

Prince George was born on 22 July. Credit: Michael Middleton / PA

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's son will be christened on Wednesday 23 October at The Chapel Royal at St James's Palace, by The Archbishop of Canterbury.

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