2017 $1 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding 1oz Silver Proof Coin
- Mintage 5,000
- Perth Mint Issue
- 99.99% Pure Silver
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Availability date: 05/09/2016
2017 $1 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
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 quests and broadcast to 200 million radio listeners around the world.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, no more than 5,000 1oz silver coins will be released worldwide.
Each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The coin's reverse features 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 includes flowers from the floral emblems of Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England, as well as St Edwards Crown, the inscription 70TH ANNIVERSARY ROYAL WEDDING, the year-dates 1947-2017 along with The Perth Mint's 'P" Mintmark.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are featured on the obverse of each coin.
The coin is presented in a timber presentation box within an illustrated shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Denomination : $1
Quality : Proof
Metal : 99.9% Pure Silver
Weight : 31.107 gms
Diameter : 40.60mm
Mintage : 5,000
Certificate of Authenticity : Perth Mint Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
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