HM Queen Elizabeth II 80th Birthday 1oz Silver Proof Coin
Country of Origin: Australia
Production year: 2006
Mint: Array
Rating: (Film) NR (Proof)
UPC [Locale]: 9-327025-012827
KM number: 06H15AAA
Collection type: Owned (#28)
Status: Available
Purchase place:  • Perth Mint
Purchase date: July 30, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Description
HM Queen Elizabeth II 80th Birthday 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Born in London on 21 April 1926, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is admired and respected worldwide for her devotion to duty and her stabilising influence. As the world's most travelled Head of State and currently the fourth longest serving British monarch in history, her life and reign have touched millions of people.
Overview
Eagerly Anticipated Royal Birthday
Struck by The Perth Mint with permission from Buckingham Palace, this coloured commemorative coin celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 80th Birthday.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Official Photograph of Her Majesty
The coin's reverse depicts an official colour photograph of Her Majesty by George Bodnar. The design includes the inscription HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II 80th BIRTHDAY 21-4-2006.

'P' Mintmark
The reverse design also includes The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

Australian Legal Tender
This superb commemorative coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse.

Presentation Packaging
Each coin is housed in a blue presentation case and stylish shipper illustrated with a portrait of Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Limited Mintage
Mintage of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 80th Birthday coin is restricted to just 12,500.

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Obverse & Reverse
HM Queen Elizabeth II 80th Birthday 1oz Silver Proof Coin
HM Queen Elizabeth II 80th Birthday 1oz Silver Proof Coin
Particulars
 Content
Silver....99.9 %
 Details
Weight (Troy oz)....1
Weight (g)....31.135
Diameter (mm)....40.60
Thickness (mm)....4.00
 Monetary
Country....Australia
Denomination....Dollar (AUD)
Value....1
 Mintage
Proofs....12,500