The Perth Mint of Australia recently released a silver two coin set to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. This joins a wide number of other coins issued for the occasion from other world mints.
The two coins in the set are struck from one troy ounce of 99.9% silver with designs symbolizing The Queen’s 1952 Accession and 1954 Royal Tour, which brought her to Australia. The obverse of each coin features the Ian Rank Broadly effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and inscriptions with the “2012” date and “1 Dollar” legal tender denomination.
The reverse of the Accession coin depicts The Queen flanked by flanked by heraldic trumpets and her Royal cypher surmounted by St Edward’s Crown. The reverse of the Royal Tour coin depicts another view of The Queen with her Royal cypher surmounted by St Edward’s Crown. Both coins also include a detailed 24 karat gilded motif of St. Edwards Crown and the Royal Shield with the inscriptions “Diamond Jubilee – HM Queen Elizabeth II” and the dates “1952” and “2012”.
No more than 1,000 of the sets will be issued. Each set is presented in a display case with illustrated shipper and certificate of authenticity.
For additional information and ordering, please visit the Perth Mint’s product page.