2016 Queen Elizabeth II - 90th Birthday Silver Proof Coin

21 April 2016 marks Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. To commemorate this incredible milestone, we've created a beautiful silver proof coin with selective gold plating.

Highlights:

  • Minted from 0.999 silver with selective gold plating
  • Limited worldwide mintage of 2,500 (1,500 available individually and 1,000 as part of the 2016 New Zealand Proof Currency Set)
  • Features special minted photo image technique, replicating the photographic look from days gone by
  • Photograph is framed by beautiful, high-relief gold-plating featuring New Zealand’s pōhutukawa flowers
  • Coin is presented in a regal purple leatherette case
  • Each coin includes a unique numbered certificate
  • Perfect for anyone wishing to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday

This beautiful 1oz silver proof coin features the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) pictured holding their daughter, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) as she sleeps in a precious christening gown. The christening gown has been used by the royal family for generations, with a faithful replica used today for the newest additions to the royal family. The photo has been printed using a minted photo image technique, replicating the photographic look from days gone by. The photograph is framed by beautiful, high relief gold plating featuring New Zealand’s pōhutukawa flowers.

The coin comes with an individually numbered certificate and is immaculately presented in a royal purple leatherette case, keeping your coin pristine for years to come. With a worldwide mintage of just 1,500, this coin is sure to be popular and won’t last long.
 

Denomination: One New Zealand dollar
Finish: Proof with Gold Plating
Composition: 0.999 silver
Weight: 1 troy oz
Diameter: 40mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Queen Elizabeth II as a baby with her parents the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).
Worldwide mintage limit: 2,500 (1,500 individually and 1,000 as part of the 2016 New Zealand Proof Currency Set). 
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

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Price: $149.00
Queen Elizabeth II - 90th Birthday

Take a look at the commemerative stamps that were also part of this issue.