The only official coin struck for this historic sporting anniversary. Struck in 925 sterling silver, finished to Proof standard. Presented in a case complete with a booklet on the FIFA World Cup events of 1966. Fully licensed by The Football Association (The FA). Celebrate Englands FIFA World Cup glory 50 years on. When England welcomed the world and triumphed. Soon after he was appointed England manager in 1962, Alf Ramsey made a bold prediction England would win the next World Cup a tournament that would be played on home soil. With a core of world-class players along with exciting youngsters, the stage was set. English teams of old had underperformed on the biggest stage of all, but this time it would be different. The epic final against West Germany is one of English sports greatest moments and there are few who havent heard BBC commentator Kenneth Wolstenholmes famous words, They think its all over! In 2016 The Royal Mint celebrates a footballing legacy that is inspiring a new generation of English players to emulate the heroes of 1966. This is the only official coin struck to mark 50 years since Bobby Moore lifted the famous Jules Rimet trophy. Finished to Proof standard, it features an original design by Royal Mint coin designer Emma Noble who was inspired by Englands 1966 FIFA World Cup. This coin is presented in a polished black case, complete with a fascinating booklet about the tournament. Produced in collaboration with The Football Association, the booklet contains specially sourced imagery. Please note – no added charge for additional items within an order. To view additional listings from our current range please visit us at. With time, all coins show signs of ageing. Various terms are used to describe this process such as tarnishing, discolouring and toning. It is a natural process with Silver, although the speed at which it progresses does vary. The Royal Mint is unable to replace or attempt to clean proof coins. The item “The Royal Mint 1966 FIFA World Cup £5 Silver Proof Coin WC16SP” is in sale since Tuesday, February 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\British\Commemorative Coins\2000s”. The seller is “llantrisantcoins” and is located in Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, United States, Canada.