Ascension Island 2012 - HM Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Series: Young Portrait - Cupro Nickel

Product Code: L4448301

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Coin Highlights

  • 2012 Uncirculated Cupro Nickel £2 Coin
  • Issued on behalf of Ascension Island
  • Issue: Unlimited
  • Unique presentation pouch
  • Also available in Proof Sterling Silver

Description

To celebrate a remarkable 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II as Monarch of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the seas, Pobjoy Mint issued 12 coins on behalf of Ascension Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Falkland Islands, Isle of Man and South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.

2012 was the year we commemorated the Diamond Jubilee of the Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the throne. Her Majesty became Head of the Commonwealth and Queen in 1952 and was crowned in Westminster Abbey on June 2nd 1953. During her 60 year reign she has become the most widely travelled Head of State in World history. During this time she has witnessed numerous wars and conflicts as well as landmark historical events from the landing of the first man on the moon up to the present day of the digital age.

Each coin features an image from her Majesty’s life. This collector's coin features a portrait of Her Majesty following her Accession in 1952 as a young royal.

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All coins have been approved by Buckingham Palace and each coin features a unique double effigy of the Queen on the obverse. The first effigy is an up to date portrait of Her Majesty, the second is based on a portrait by Mary Gillick that first appeared on the obverse of coins at the start of her reign.  The coins are produced in Proof Sterling Silver and Uncirculated Cupro Nickel, with each precious metal coin struck four times to give a stunning proof finish.  In addition, the British Virgin Islands Trooping the Colour coin and the Isle of Man Coronation coin will also be available as 12gm Fine Silver versions.

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

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