LIMITED EDITION - IN CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF HRH PRINCE GEORGE - 22.07.2013
Prince George was born on 22nd July 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in London. He is the first child of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and a great grandson of Queen Elizabeth II.
A certificate accompanies this beautiful coin which celebrates the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. 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 reverse of the coin depicts a sculpted portrait of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cradling and gazing lovingly at their newborn baby. The image is encircled by a ribbon tied in a bow supporting a delicate bouquet of acorns and fleur de lys - symbols from The Duke and Duchess' Coat of Arms. The inscription IN CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF HRH PRINCE GEORGE, the birth date and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark are also included in the design.
The obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and monetary denomination.
Gold Content - 0.25 (Troy Oz)
Fineness - 99.99
Weight - 7.777g
Diameter - 20.60mm
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of the HRH Prince George 2013 1/4oz Gold Proof Coins.
The coin is encapsulated and presented in the original Perth Mint clamshell box, with outer box.