The world-renowned british singer Elton John will become the second british artist, honored with a commemorative coin in the Royal Mint series with musiklegender. It writes the news agency Reuters.
Previously the same honour accrued to the rock group Queen.
Erindringsmønterne be made by the state-owned Royal Mint, which has a monopoly on making coins in the Uk.
- It is a wonderful honor to be recognized in this way, says the 77-year-old Elton John.
the Coin, designed by artist Bradley Morgan Johnson, is engraved with Elton John signature glasses and a sommerstråhat as a tribute to his over 50 years long career.
Elton John, who was knighted in 1998, has sold over 250 million records and has had several verdenshits as 'Candle in the Wind', 'Rocket Man' and 'Your Song'.
Elton John is without a doubt a british music legend and one of the most successful singers-songwriters of his generation, says Clare Maclennan, who has the responsibility of commemorative coins at The Royal Mint, according to the news agency AAP.
because of the outbreak of the new coronavirus has Elton John be forced to interrupt a long-lasting afskedsturné.
the Coins with Elton John's can be ordered on the Royal Mint website. The coins come in both a gold and a sølvudgave.