90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - 2016 BVI Unc. Cupro Nickel

Product Code: L4461201

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Coin Highlights

  • 2016 Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin
  • Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands
  • Issue: Unlimited
  • Unique presentation pouch
  • Also available as: Proof Sterling Silver

Description

Pobjoy Mint is proud to announce the release of a series of coins from four different Overseas Territories to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday.  This stunning series of coins are released on behalf of Ascension Island, British Virgin Islands, Falkland Islands, South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands and the British Antarctic Territory.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates two birthdays each year, her actual birthday on 21st April and her official Birthday on 10th June. Official celebrations to mark a Sovereign’s birthday have often been held on another day in the summer to ensure good weather for the ‘Trooping the Colour’ Parade, also known as the Birthday Parade.

This beautiful collector's coin itself features the 1966 portrait of Her Majesty during a visit to the British Virgin Islands with the Privy Mark of a map of the islands with the Coat of Arms. The obverse of each coin features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.  

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The queen usually spends her actual birthday privately, but the occasion is marked by gun salutes in London at midday: a 41 gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21 gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London. As 2016 is such a milestone birthday there will be a thanks giving service held at St Paul’s Cathedral as well as a large street party for 10,000 guests in London’s Mall.

These series of coins are an extension of the coins issued last year to mark Her Majesty becoming the Longest Reigning British Monarch and feature portraits of Her Majesty taken from different events throughout her reign along a smaller image which connects to the main portrait.

Available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel and Proof Sterling Silver, the coins are struck to the highest quality with the precious metal versions being produced with a stunning ‘proof’ finish.  

Metal Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 28.28gms
Issue Limit Unlimited

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