PERTH MINT ISSUES AUSTRALIA’S OFFICIAL ROYAL WEDDING TRIBUTE COIN
Friday 8 April 2011
With the endorsement of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Perth Mint has today unveiled Australia’s official legal tender commemorative coin to mark the wedding of HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
Struck from 1 ounce of 99.9% pure silver, the coin portrays the couple’s official photograph in colour with an intricately detailed sculpture of Westminster Abbey, the setting for the wedding ceremony, in the background. The design is bordered by the inscriptions ROYAL WEDDING 29.04.2011 and H.R.H PRINCE WILLIAM OF WALES & MISS CATHERINE MIDDLETON.