LIMITED EDITION - ONLY 750 ISSUED WORLD WIDE
On 20th November 2017 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary. The Queen, then known as Princess Elizabeth, married the Duke of Edinburgh, know then as Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, at Westminster Abbey in London at 11.30am on 20th November 1947. The wedding was attended by 2,000 guests and broadcast to 200 milion radio listeners around the world.
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 Philip, 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.
A certificate acompanies this stunning coin celebrating the 70th anniverary of the royal wedding. 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 is encapsulated and presented in a wooden case, with a colourful outer box.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 750 of the 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding 2017 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin.