The rock band Queen will be honored with a special commemorative coin. The Royal Mint (British royal mint), unveiled on Monday the draft.
“This is a big” Who could have ever thought of that?’-a time for us,” said Queen’s guitarist Brian May. “It was a very touching and moving, our band and our music in this way is recognized and celebrated as a great honor.”
The commemorative is also decorated with the logo of the band, a microphone, and musical instruments. On the edge of the coin contains the names of the four original band members are engraved. The cheapest version will cost 13 £ (about 15€). The most expensive version of 2.020 pounds (2.369 million), is already sold out.
The British Royal Mint produces regular and special commemorative coins from. There are also coins with the animatiefiguurtjes Wallace, and, Gromit, in, or with an image of the famous christmas story ” The Snowman on it.
The Queen was the first rock band with a commemorative coin to be honoured. According to the Royal Mint is the Queen as “one of the most iconic British bands of all time”.
Despite the death of original front man, Freddie Mercury, and with the departure of bass player John Deacon is a Queen still. Original band members Roger Taylor and May, in may, on a tour of Europe, along with singer Adam Lambert. The three of them will occur on the 29th and 30th of may in Amsterdam, the netherlands.