Her Majesty ascended the throne on 6th February 1952 and was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on 2nd June 1953 at the age of 27.
A certificate accompanies this stunning coin celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Struck by the Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The coin's reverse features a struck impression of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in ceremonial regalia, captured by Sir Cecil Beaton. The inscription "Anniversary of Coronation" and the dates 1953 - 2013 are also incorporated into the design.
The coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of these 2013 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1/4oz Gold Proof Coins.
Gold Centent - 0.25 (Troy oz)
Monetary Denomination - 25 (AUD)
Fineness - 99.99 (% purity)
Weight - 7.777g
Diameter - 20.60mm
Thickness - 2.00mm
The Gold Proof coin is encapsulated and housed in the original Perth Mint presentation case, with certificate of authenticity and outer box.