Out singer-songwriter Sir Elton John is
being honored in the UK with a commemorative coin.
John is the latest artist to be honored by
the Royal Mint.
The coin was designed by UK artist and
digital sculptor Bradley Morgan Johnson.
John, 73, called the recognition
a “fabulous honor” and a “truly humbling milestone,” the BBC
really is a fabulous honor to be recognized in this way,” John
last few years have contained some of the most memorable moments of
my career, and this is another truly humbling milestone on my
journey,” he added.
will range in price from £13
for a gold version.
Mint's Clare Maclennan called John a “British music legend.”
final world tour – “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” – is
currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.
and husband David Furnish are raising two sons.