British Indian Ocean Territory 2012 - 1st Anniversary of the Royal Wedding: The Drive - Cupro Nickel

Product Code: L4449900

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Coin Highlights

  • 2012 Unc. Cupro Nickel £2
  • Issue on behalf of the British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Issue: Unlimited
  • Unique presentation pouch
  • Also available as Proof Sterling Silver

Description

Following their Royal Wedding in 2011, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had another year of celebrations in 2012.  Both the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrate their 30th Birthdays along with their First Wedding Anniversary.  To commemorate these events, several coins are being issued by British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands.

Watched by two billion people all over the world, the Royal Wedding last year was a spectacular event.  As always with these Royal Occasions, probably the most anticipated moment of the whole day was the appearance of the newly married couple on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following their service.  With some encouragement from the waiting crowds below, the Royal Couple displayed their love with a kiss, much to the delight of the throngs of people that had gathered to watch.  

Following a formal reception at Buckingham Palace with many foreign officials, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge left Buckingham Palace for Clarence House, with the Duke driving his new bride in his father’s Aston Martin DB6 which was adorned with ribbons and balloons.  It is this image that is captured on the coin from British Indian Ocean Territory.

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Available in Cupro Nickel and Proof Sterling Silver, the obverse of each of the coins features a unique Double Effigy showing a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she appears on current coins, along with a portrait of the Queen based on how she appeared on the first coins of her reign which has been produced to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Year.  The British Virgin Islands coins are also available as 12gm Fine Silver.  Each coin is detailed to perfection with the precious metal coins struck four times to attain the highest quality proof finish.

Metal Unc. Cupro Nickel £2
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 28.28gms
Issue Limit Unlimited

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