To celebrate 65 years since the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Perth Mint proudly presents this splendid coin featuring symbols of the British monarchy alongside representations of the floral emblem of Australia, the golden wattle, as well as the official flower of each Australian state and territory. The coin honours the deeply respected Queen’s record as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
With her tireless devotion to public and charity work, Queen Elizabeth II has become one of the world’s most revered monarchs. Even before she ascended the throne Her Majesty was admired for volunteering as a military truck driver and mechanic during World War II, and after the pomp and ceremony of her coronation in 1953, the young royal brought hope to a nation still enduring hardships following the end of the war. She has since carried out her duties with grace and steadfastness, maintain a full schedule of engagements into her 90s. Throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth II has travelled extensively throughout the Commonwealth, where she has remained an important figurehead and symbol of stability during an era of extraordinary social change.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver proof quality.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2018 year-date.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the 65th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 1oz silver proof coin.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is presented in a classic Perth Mint display case within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.