Her Majesty ascended the throne on 6 February 1952 and was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953 at the age of 27. The Monarch visited Australia two years later, in a highly publicised tour, which proved to be a cultural milestone. When the dazzling young Queen disembarked. In Sydney on 3 February 1954, she was the first reigning Monarch to set foot on Australian soil and she was greeted by tumultuous adoration. This stunning tribute commemorates both the 1952 Royal Accession and 1954 Royal tour in a splendid Two-Coin Set.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% silver in proof quality. The Accession coins reverse depicts a representation of a portrait of Her Majesty The Queen, flanked by heraldic trumpets and her Royal cypher surmounted by St Edward's Crown. The design features a detailed 24-carat gilded motif of St Edward's Crown and the Royal Shield.The inscriptions DIAMOND JUBILEE HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II and the dates 1952 and 2012 are also incorporated in the design. The Royal tour coins reverse features a portrait of Her Majesty The Queen with her Royal cypher surmounted by St Edward's Crown. The design includes a detailed 24-carat gilded motif of St Edward's Crown and the Royal Shield.
Issued as Australian legal tender, each coins obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination. No more than 1,000 sets will be issued by The Perth Mint.The coin set is presented in a prestigious display case with a superbly illustrated shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Limited to 1,000 sets worldwide. The item "2012 AUSTRALIA QUEEN ELIZABETH DIAMOND JUBILEE COIN SILVER PROOF SET PERTH MINT" is in sale since Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Proof Sets". The seller is "david-ps" and is located in Palm Springs, California. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, ID, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, SG, NO, SA, AE, BH, HR, MY, TR, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.