Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Proof Coin

The Perth Mint has announced the launch of the one ounce silver proof coin celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s 80th Birthday called the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Proof Coin.

This is a proof 99.9% silver coin with an official photograph on the coin. It is a limited mintage of 12,500 and the Perth mint is selling it for 72 AUD (about 53 USD) plus shipping.

This is an eagerly awaited coin with a ‘P’ Mintmark and is legal Tender in Australia.

Struck by The Perth Mint with permission from Buckingham Palace, this colored commemorative coin celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 80th Birthday.

The coin's reverse depicts an official color photograph of Her Majesty by George Bodnar. The design includes the inscription HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II 80th BIRTHDAY 21-4-2006.

This superb commemorative coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse.

Each coin is housed in a blue presentation case and stylish shipper illustrated with a portrait of Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

This coin is sure to be a much sought after collectors item. With the limited mintage of only 12,500 the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Proof Coin is sure to go fast!

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