To celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Perth Mint is proud to release this commemorative gold proof coin.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary at 2:40am on 21 April 1926, the eldest daughter, and first child, of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
St Edward’s Crown Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts a pattern inspired by The Queen’s coronation crown. The inscriptions H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II and 90TH BIRTHDAY, the date ‘21-4-2016’, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also included in the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2016 year-date and the monetary denomination on the coin’s obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of the Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin.
Each coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint display case and is also accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.