Christening coins made by Royal Mint in Llantrisant

The Royal Mint in Llantrisant has produced a special set of coins to mark Prince George's christening.

This is the first time that new UK coins have been produced to mark the christening of a member of the royal family.

The coins feature a new design - with swags of lilies, two harp-playing cherubs, and the Queen's motto. Credit: Royal Mint

A limited edition gold kilo coin has gone on sale for £50,000 but there is a more affordable range of gold or silver coins for £13.

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Prince George christening

Prince George will be christened this afternoon in front of close family and friends of his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.