British Virgin Islands 2013 - Prince George’s Christening - Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Coin
- 2013 Uncirculated Cupro Nickel $1 coin
- Issued on behalf of the British Virgin Islands
- Issue: Unlimited
- Unique presentation pouch
- Also available in: Proof Sterling Silver $10 coin
To celebrate the christening of Prince George of Cambridge, on 23rd October 2013, Pobjoy Mint has released a magnificent collector’s coin on behalf of the British Virgin Islands Government (BVI).
This stunning Uncirculated Cupro Nickel coin captures the moment when their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, appeared on the steps of St. Mary’s Hospital London on the 23rd July to present their newborn son to the waiting world.Show more
Available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel and Proof Sterling Silver, each of these incredible commemorative coins has been produced to the highest quality. The precious metal coins have been struck four times to create the famous Pobjoy Proof finish and feature frosted sculpting against a mirror brilliant background.
The obverse of each coin carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS. Ian Rank-Broadley is one of the foremost sculptors working today. His effigy of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II has appeared on all UK coinage since 1998 and the Pobjoy Mint has exclusive use of the ‘uncouped’ effigy that appears on the obverse of these coins.
Celebrating the christening of a future King
Third in line to the throne, Prince George’s christening was held at the Chapel Royal, St James’ Palace on the 23rd October 2013. Performed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, Prince George was christened in a replicate of the intricate lace and satin christening gown made for Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter in 1841.
This special date in the life of Prince George of Cambridge has been captured on this stunning coin and provides a special part of history to add to any collection.
|Government||British Virgin Islands|
|Coin Metal||Cupro Nickel|
|Metal||Uncirculated Cupro Nickel $1 coin|
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