2015 Australian Longest Reigning Monarch Gold Proof Quarter Ounce Coin
During the late hours of 9th September, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning British head of state. The title was previously held by Queen Victoria, who reigned for 63 years and 216 days. Queen Elizabeth is not only the longest reigning British monarch, but the longest reigning female monarch. Celebrations for the event were held on 10th September, 2015.
The coins were released on the 9th September and we received our allocation on 9th October, 2015.
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The reverse of the coin shows the Royal Cypher of Queen Elizabeth II with St Edward's Crown on top. The inscription reads ~H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II LONGEST REIGNING MONARCH". It has the Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark on the lower, right hand side.
The obverse has the Ian Rank Broadley portrait of the Queen.
The proof coins are struck in 99.99% pure gold and come in a Perth Mint presentation box. The issue limit is 1,000.
|| 20.60 mm.
Actual Gold Content (Grams)||7.777
Actual Gold Content (Troy Ounces)||0.25
The Perth Mint have issued a selection of coins to commemorate the event. To view the 2oz gold coins click here. The 1oz silver coin is available here.
The Royal Mint have also issued a coin to commemorate the event. We have it available in uncirculated, silver proof and gold proof versions.
Please check our Standard Terms for Bullion Coins.
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UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order
EU Insured Post £10 per order
USA Airmail $10, Insured Shipping $20
Canada Airmail $15, Insured Shipping via Fedex $60