Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh have led extraordinary lives across 70 years of marriage. Throughout it all, their down-to-earth attitude and commitment to each other has helped them through periods of personal upheaval and tragedy. Against a backdrop of unprecedented social change and technological progress, they have led their family to move with the times
From pre-decimal shillings to this kilo coin, the nation’s coins have changed with them. First introduced for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the kilo coin is struck for important national occasions and anniversaries. This 100mm fine silver edition displays two new designs at their finest. Its Proof finish highlights every fine detail of the combined portrait by Etienne Millner and John Bergdahl’s heraldic design.
*This nostalgic gift is a reproduction of the book released in 1947, containing details and beautiful photographs from the special day. The book will only accompany the platinum Piedfort, gold and silver kilo, and gold five-ounce editions of the Platinum Wedding Anniversary coins purchased directly from The Royal Mint.
|Maximum Coin Mintage||550|
|Alloy||999 Fine Silver|
|Reverse Designer||John Bergdahl|
|Obverse Designer||Etienne Millner|
|Pure Metal Type||Silver|