Jersey gold proof five pound coin celebrating The Queen's Sapphire Jubilee.
This 22 carat gold proof coin was struck to commemorate 65 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the British throne. She is the only British monarch in history to reach this milestone.
The coin is issued complete with presentation box and certificate of authenticity, and has an 'edition limit' of just 95 coins. This makes it a perfect addition to any gold coin collection!
A 65th anniversary is referred to as a Sapphire Anniversary or a Blue Sapphire Anniversary. Elizabeth II acceded to the throne on the death of her father, King George VI on the 6 February 1952. Queen Elizabeth II overtook Queen Victoria's reign to become Britain's longest reigning monarch on 10 September 2015.
The obverse of the coin was designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. It features a right-facing portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The initials 'IRB' appear below the truncation.
ELIZABETH II BAILIWICK OF JERSEY 2017
The reverse was designed by engraver, Michael Guilfoyle. It was inspired by traditional heraldic designs and shows a crowned '65' with the floral symbols (Scottish thistle, Irish shamrock, Welsh daffodil and English rose) on either side.
HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II SAPPHIRE JUBILEE
1952 - 2017
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||1.177|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Mike Guilfoyle|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||Unknown|
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