The Royal Mint UK released David Bowie gold coins worth £70,000 – here’s how to get one

The rare coin comes with a valuation of £72,195.

To celebrate it’s release, the coin was sent into space and reached a height of 35,656m.

In a first for UK coins, it orbited the Earth’s atmosphere for 45 minutes before returning.

The coin in question is now available as a competition prize on The Royal Mint’s Facebook page.

Divisional director of commemorative coin at The Royal Mint Clare Maclennan said: “We are thrilled to unveil the third coin in The Royal Mint’s ‘Music Legends’ series, honouring the intergalactic legacy and career of David Bowie.

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