The Royal Mint has released a special Meghan and Harry coin

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The Royal Mint has revealed an official coin for the upcoming wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. 

As we enter the month of May, the countdown is now officially on for the impending nuptials of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.

Now, to mark the moment, the Royal Mint has revealed an official coin depicting the couple looking “relaxed and informal”.

The coin, which features the same pose the couple used for their engagement shoot, was designed by Jody Clark and approved by the pair before being released.

“Following the announcement of their engagement, the Royal Mint was granted a private sitting with Prince Harry and Meghan at Kensington Palace,” the Royal Mint said in a statement.

“The setting of their meeting was relaxed and informal, which is reflected in the portrait of the couple.

“The pair can be seen looking lovingly into each other’s eyes and highlights the easy familiarity and connection between the royal duo.”

“It has been an honour for the Royal Mint to work closely with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to create the authentic royal wedding coin celebrating this most British of celebrations,” says Anne Jessopp, the Royal Mint’s chief executive.

The duo are due to be married on 19 May in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Markle and the prince have also chosen against inviting any political leaders to the event. Instead, only personal friends of the couple will be inside Windsor Castle for the event – along with 1,200 members of the public.

The £5 coin is available in uncirculated form for £13, a silver proof for £82.50 and in gold for £1,980.

You can purchase a coin here.

Images: Twitter / Getty