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On a rainy Tuesday morning in London, England on June 2, 1953, 26-year-old Queen Elizabeth II took the throne amid cheers and excited cries of “Long live the Queen!” This year, the Queen’s Coronation will be marked by activities all around the world.
As the Mint’s largest coloured coin and with an extremely limited mintage of only 1,500, this coin is sure to sell quickly. Don’t be disappointed, order yours today!
• A FIRST! This is the Royal Canadian Mint’s largest coin (5 oz) featuring colour.
• $50 with a unique 1953 Queen obverse
• Crafted in 99.99% fine silver.
• Features Queen Elizabeth II’s official coronation photograph taken June 2, 1953.
• Your coin celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation.
• EXTREMELY LIMITED MINTAGE of only 1,500 coins.
The image used on this coin is the official coronation photograph taken by Cecil Beaton on June 2, 1953, licensed by the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) in London. Royal Canadian Mint engravers used many reference images of Westminster Abbey to enhance the details in the background of Her Majesty. The reverse also features the engraved word “CANADA,” and the face value of “50 DOLLARS.” The RCM engravers used several reference images of the Westminster Abbey to enhance the details in the background of your coin.
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a custom sleeve.
A highly limited mintage is sure to make this a sought-after coin for collectors and British monarchy fans worldwide.
Order your coin today!