Fine Silver Coin - Princess to Monarch (2014)
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Fine Silver Coin - Princess to Monarch (2014)

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Fine Silver Coin - Princess to Monarch (2014)

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$64.95 CAD
Mintage: 15,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only

An exceptional keepsake marking a significant event that shaped the remarkable reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

As the UK's longest-reigning monarch, Elizabeth II's role as queen was undoubtedly shaped by her experiences as a princess during the Second World War. A young 18-year old woman at the time, Princess Elizabeth was eager to make a positive contribution and joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service where she served as a mechanic and military truck driver. She was the first female member of the Royal Family to become a full-time, active member of the military, and in doing so, gained a unique perspective on the demands of such service. The impact of these personal experiences would later be reflected in the manner in which the princess inspected troops; with reverence, deep appreciation, understanding and support.

Special features:
  •   Collect this exciting coin that was also part of a unique collection issued by England's Royal Mint to celebrate the life of the UK's longest-reigning monarch—produced in conjunction with
11 Commonwealth countries.
  •   An exceptional keepsake marking a significant event that shaped the remarkable reign of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
  •   Limited to 15,000 coins worldwide—a rare, must-have collectible for royal watchers and historians.

Design:
The reverse image presents Canadian artist Trevor Tennant's interpretation of a photograph by The Canadian Press featuring Princess Elizabeth inspecting the troops during a royal visit to Fredericton, New Brunswick, in 1951.

Packaging:
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with standard beauty box.

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Reviews

A Personal Perspective in Silver

4

9 years after this event, I would see Her Majesty in Ferericton and it began a life long interest in her and especially her relationship to Canada. Though it isn't a particularly remarkable vent (she does inspect a lot of troops), it does depict her life long affection for and dedication to the military services. This leaves me a bit suspect for objectivity regarding this coin, it I have never felt that I didn't get great results from RCM.

David

Austin, Texas

Yes

A history lesson of our current Monarch

5

Remembering Canada's war efforts have, overall, been well represented by the quality works put out by the Royal Canadian Mint and, this is yet another fine (dual purpose) example.

Biker Ron

Kanata, On

Yes

Coin is busy but nice

4

I bought 3 pks. One for my retired Military father, one for myself and one to break up and give to my young relatives. I love the idea of this coin and appreciate the salute to Military and family left behind. Coin is a little detailed to be totally attractive in a $2 coin but still very nice.

Military Brat

Red Deer, AB

Yes

Fine Silver Coin - Princess to Monarch (2014)

4.3 3

100.0

Specifications

  • No.132679
  • Mintage15,000
  • Compositionfine silver (99.99% pure)
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 23.17
  • Diameter (mm) 36.07
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value5 dollars
  • ArtistArtist reference by Trevor Tennant (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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