LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Royal Mint has issued a new collectors coin featuring images of Prince Charles and his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, to celebrate his 60th birthday.
Royal Mint officials say the coin is unusual because it features a member of the royal family on each side.
The last coin to feature an image of Charles -- who turns 60 on Nov. 14 -- on one side and the queen on the other was issued to mark the Prince's 50th birthday.
The Royal Mint released three versions of the coin Monday. The gold crown costs 925 pounds ($1,665). The solid silver coin costs 39.95 ($72) and the nickel coin costs 9.95 ($18).
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