2017 RAM 50C FINE SILVER PROOF COIN - ROYAL 70TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

$80.00

On 20 November 2017 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary. In keeping with tradition, the Royal Australian Mint will mark this significant milestone with the release of a beautiful 50c coin design in both fine silver proof and uncirculated finishes.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on 20 November 2017. The family that they have built during their 70 years of marriage represents a part of their enduring union.
The Mint has chosen to combine the ancient visual languages of heraldry and floriography to portray the ancient lineage of the British Royal family and the abiding line of succession of the House of Windsor
The royal couple are represented by their monogram ‘EP’ while wreaths of myrtle represent their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Each wreath is pinned by the heraldic symbol of the Princes in the direct line of succession: The Prince of Wales Charles, The Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Prince George of Cambridge. The remaining royal family are represented by myrtle blossoms, an ancient symbol of marriage and love. Sprays of wattle, each with seven blossoms, represent the royal couple’s seven decades of marriage.
Coin’s reverse features a symbolic representationof the royal couple, their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren
The royal line of succession is shown through the use of heraldic symbols
Myrtle and wattle are used to represent marriage and love
Coin’s obverse features Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
Australian legal tender
Maximum Mintage 5000
Specifications: 99.99%Ag 18.24g 31.51mm Proof Finish
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