William and Kate Commemorative's Coin Receives Criticism

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The Britain\'s Royal Mint has just released the commemorative coin for the happy royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton. However, critics blame that it is hard to recognize Kate and William in their commemorative engagement coin. The coin was inspired from a photograph of the couple at a sporting event which marks the start of Prince William and Kate Middleton\'s life together. The coin is minted at Britain\'s Royal Mint where the first ever royal engagement coin to be produced; however, Majesty magazine  editor said that “To get it so wrong seems ridiculous”.

 


The coin shows Prince William and his bride-to-be facing on. Some observers charge that Kate’s face appears in heavier set and much older than she is in real life. Meanwhile, Prince William profile resembles the former Vice President Al Gore with Elvis Presley quiff. When being asked about the likeness, a Royal Mint spokesman stressed that the design had gone through “a rigorous approval process” by both the Queen and Prince William.


William and Kate features in the £5 designed wedding coin and the Queen is engraved in the other side by the Royal Mint.

William and Kate are depicted in the £5 designed wedding coin and the Queen is engraved on the other side by the Royal Mint.

 


In comparison with the real photograph, it is hard to recognize Prince William and Kate Middleton in the commemorative coin.

In comparison with the real photograph, it is hard to recognize Prince William and Kate Middleton in the commemorative coin.

 


Kate Middleton\'s likeness is set in plump face and lips and seems to have gained weight

Kate Middleton\'s likeness is set in plump face and lips and seems to have gained weight

 


The happy royal couple will marry in April at Westminster Abbey.

The happy royal couple will marry in April next year at Westminster Abbey.

 


According to spokesman from Britain’s Royal Mint, the coin has gone through “a rigorous approval process”

According to spokesman from Britain’s Royal Mint, the coin has gone through “a rigorous approval process”

 


Britain\'s Prince William and Kate Middleton are captured during the official engagement by photographer Mario Testino.

Britain\'s Prince William and Kate Middleton are captured during the official engagement by photographer Mario Testino.

 


William’s father and Lady Diana Spencer marriage was also marked by a coin produced in 1981 showing the couple in profile.

William’s father and Lady Diana Spencer marriage was also marked by a coin produced in 1981 showing the couple in profile.

 


The commemorative coin perfectly resembles the couple in real life.

The commemorative coin perfectly resembles the couple in real life.

 

 

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