2022 Gold BU Strike on the Day Sovereign Platinum Jubilee Coin
Struck on the 6th February 2022 to mark 70 years to the day since Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II, this "strike on the day" coin will be another edition to the Royal Mint's Platinum Jubilee collection.
The coin features the Royal Coat of Arms design which appears on the 2022 gold proof sovereigns and the 2022 bullion sovereigns, and is struck to a Brilliant Uncirculated standard with a matte finish.
This coin comes with a certificate of authenticity, hand-signed by the Royal Mint's Head of Production to confirm the coin's exclusivity.
Only 1,210 of these coins will be struck, 1,200 of which will come in this limited edition presentation.
See the rest of the Platinum Jubilee coin range.
These coins are struck from 22 carat (0.9167 fine) gold. Each coin comes housed inside a presentation box and is issued with a certificate of authenticity from the Royal Mint.
The British Royal Coat of Arms is unique to each monarch. It consists of a crest, motto and shield, with two 'supporters' on each side. Queen Elizabeth II's coat of arms features the quartered shield of the United Kingdom, surmounted by a royal crown. The motto reads "Dieu et mon droit", meaning "God on my right".
The shield dates back to the 1707 Act of Union and symbolises the alliance of the four Great British nations. The shield displays the three passant lions for England, the rampant lion for Scotland, the three lions for Wales and the golden harp for Northern Ireland. The supporters of the shield are a golden lion and a silver unicorn.
This special Royal Coat of Arms sovereign has been issued to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Elizabeth II ascended 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 2022 Queen Elizabeth will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee (70 years of service). She is the first British monarch to reach this milestone event.
The obverse of the 2022 sovereign features the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. The text reads:
ELIZABETH II ∙ DEI ∙ GRA · REGINA ∙ FID ∙ DEF
Designed by Timothy Noad, the reverse features an interpretation of the Royal Coat of Arms. The arms feature the quartered shield of the United Kingdom, surmounted by a royal crown, topped by a golden lion.The date appears at the bottom.
|Weight / Size||Full|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.235|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Timothy Noad|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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