2012 Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee One Kilogram Silver Proof Coin
This stunning one kilo silver coin was produced by The Perth Mint, in collaboration with Chards. Only 600 of these coins were issued, making them extremely sought after.
This reverse of the coin features the St. Edward's Crown, as worn by Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation. The large silver coin has a diameter of 100.6mm, allowing you to see the full detail of the design. The coin is struck from .999 fine silver, and contains 32.151 troy ounces of the precious metal.
These 2012 diamond jubilee coins are an excellent collector's item, having been sold exclusively by The Perth Mint and Chards. Each coin comes in a presentation box, accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.
Elizabeth II accended the British throne on 6th February 1952 after the sudden death of her father, King George VI She was not officially crowned until 2nd June, 1953.
In 2012 the Queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee. She is only the second British monarch to have reached this milestone event, with Queen Victoria having celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee (60th anniversary) on 6th February 2012. Many mints from around the Commonwealth issued coins in her honour, including Australia's Perth Mint.
We actually had some input into the design of this one kilo silver coin, after speaking with The Perth Mint at The World Money Fair in Berlin. Knowing that The Perth Mint are always good value, and issue high-quality coins, we decided to take the plunge and buy almost the entire mintage. The coins were sold exclusively by Chards and The Perth Mint!
The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, with the inscription:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
1KG .999 SILVER
The reverse design features the St. Edward's Crown, worn by Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation. The design is edged by sixty diamond motifs; one to represent each year of Her Majesty's reign. The inscription reads:
1952 - 2012
|Weight / Size||1 Kilogram|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||32.151|
|Fineness / Carat||0.999 Fine|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Perth Mint Engravers|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||Perth Mint|
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