70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding 2017 1oz Silver Proof Coin

70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding 2017 1oz Silver Proof Coin

SKU: 17Y92AAA

Availability: In stock

AUD$99.00

  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver

  • Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding

  • Australian Legal Tender

  • Limited Mintage – 5,000

  • Prestigious Presentation Packaging

  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

This special commemorative release celebrates the platinum wedding anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

The Queen, then known as Princess Elizabeth, married the Duke of Edinburgh, known then as Lieutenant Phillip Mountbatten, at Westminster Abbey in London at 11:30am on 20 November 1947. The wedding was attended by 2,000 guests and broadcast to 200 million radio listeners around the world.

Purity and Issue Limit

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding 2017 1oz Silver Proof Coin.

Australian Legal Tender

The coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

Design

The coin’s reverse depicts the shield from the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom alongside the shield from the Coat of Arms of His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. The design also includes flowers from the floral emblems of Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and England, as well as St Edward’s Crown, the inscription 70TH ANNIVERSARY ROYAL WEDDING, the year-dates 1947-2017, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date and monetary denomination.

Presentation
 
The coin is presented in a timber presentation box within an illustrated shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Issuer Perth Mint
Product Code 17Y92AAA
Metal Content (Troy oz) 1
Denomination AUD $1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99 Silver
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.21
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Designer Aleysha Howarth

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