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Official Royal Mint Release Honoring the Life and Reign of Queen Elizabeth II
New Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and FIRST Definitive Portrait of King Charles III

Although there have been a number of tributes to Queen Elizabeth II since her passing at age 96 on September 8, 2022, what you have here is the Royal Mint’s official memorial program, struck in gold and silver.

 

One of the Most Beloved Queens in History
Queen Elizabeth II was only 25 when she ascended to the throne. On the day of her coronation, June 2nd, 1953, she took her oath in front of 8,000 guests which included prime ministers and heads of state from around the Commonwealth. An estimated three million people lined the streets of London to catch a glimpse of the new monarch as she made her way to and from Buckingham Palace. In a radio broadcast following the ceremony, the Queen said, “Throughout all my life and with all my heart, I shall strive to be worthy of your trust”. 

 

In 2022, she became the first U.K. monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee (70 years on the throne), having already surpassed her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria’s 63-year reign to become the longest-serving British monarch ever. Following Queen Elizabeth II’s passing, her eldest child and heir, Charles III became King.


A Very Elegant Coin Design Confers Gravitas to this Memorial Tribute
This new modern portrait of Her Majesty, the late Queen Elizabeth II, found on the reverse of these stunning coins was created by sculptor/designer John Bergdahl in collaboration with the Royal Mint. The design showcases the Queen facing right, true to her definitive portrait, wearing a triple string of pearls. A Laurel wreath complete with two roses encompasses the bottom of the design, tied together by a ribbon, just inside the late Queen’s date of birth and passing, 1926-2022.  

 

The obverse features the first definitive portrait of King Charles III by designer Martin Jennings, known for many public sculptures in the U.K. In the portrait King Charles faces left, opposite of Queen Elizabeth II’s official portraits—staying true to the tradition set by James II, where each monarch’s portrait faces the opposite direction of the previous.



Exquisite Proof Finish Offers a Higher Degree of Quality, and Scarcity
Proofs like these are struck to a higher standard of beauty, quality, and craftsmanship than circulated and non-proof coins. Proof planchets (blanks) are specially treated, hand-polished, and cleaned to ensure high-quality strikes, then fed into presses fitted with specially polished dies, and struck at least twice—unlike regular coins which are struck only once. The extra strikes give proofs a glamorous shine and make intricate, razor-sharp details of the design pop against polished, mirror-like fields. While regular coins are struck on high-speed presses by the thousands, proofs are individually struck by highly skilled artisans focused on creating masterpieces. Collectors love proofs not only because they’re the best quality, but also because their mintages are typically low.

 

Struck in Gold and Silver
You have your choice of Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proofs struck in 99.9% gold in kilo and high-purity 99.99% gold in a five-ounce size, and in 99.9% silver in kilo, ten-ounce and five-ounce sizes. Each of these coins is British legal tender.


Certified Absolutely Perfect, with Special Designations
Collectors want the best of the best for their collections, and that’s what you’ve got here. You can secure these Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proofs certified by NGC as flawless Proof-70 (PF70) condition. Coins are graded on a 70-point scale, with a top 70 grade representing perfection, even under magnification. 

 

In addition to being flawless, your coins will arrive NGC-certified with a First Releases (FR) designation— which means the coin is among the earliest coins issued, and has been received for grading within 30 days of release from the mint. 

 

A Worthy Presentation
Each Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proof is encapsulated with an exclusive Tower Bridge label, and is held in a Royal Mint branded presentation case. Coins are accompanied by a Royal Mint numbered certificate of authenticity, along with the original mint packaging. 

 

These coins are sure to be standouts in your collection. Take a look for yourself to see why!


2022 Great Britain Kilo Gold Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proof PF70 FR

  • One Kilo of 99.9% Gold
  • New Queen Elizabeth Portrait; First Definitive King Charles III Portrait
  • £1,000 Great Britain Legal Tender
  • Flawless PF70 Grade by NGC
  • NGC-Certified First Releases Designation
  • Exclusive “First Releases” Tower Bridge Label
  • Only 32 Authorized for Release Worldwide
  • Limited Availability

2022 Great Britain Five-Ounce Gold Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proof PF70 FR

  • Five Ounces of High-Purity 99.99% Gold
  • New Queen Elizabeth Portrait; First Definitive King Charles III Portrait
  • £500 Great Britain Legal Tender
  • Flawless PF70 Grade by NGC
  • NGC-Certified First Releases Designation
  • Exclusive “First Releases” Tower Bridge Label
  • Only 266 Authorized for Release Worldwide
  • Limited Availability

2022 Great Britain Kilo Silver Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proof PF70 FR

  • One Kilo of 99.9% Silver
  • New Queen Elizabeth Portrait; First Definitive King Charles III Portrait
  • £500 Great Britain Legal Tender
  • Flawless PF70 Grade by NGC
  • NGC-Certified First Releases Designation
  • Exclusive “First Releases” Tower Bridge Label
  • Only 502 Authorized for Release Worldwide
  • Limited Availability

2022 Great Britain Ten-Ounce Silver Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proof PF70 FR

  • Ten Ounces of 99.9% Silver
  • New Queen Elizabeth Portrait; First Definitive King Charles III Portrait
  • £10 Great Britain Legal Tender
  • Flawless PF70 Grade by NGC
  • NGC-Certified First Releases Designation
  • Exclusive “First Releases” Tower Bridge Label
  • Only 1,006 Authorized for Release Worldwide
  • Limited Availability

2022 Great Britain Five-Ounce Silver Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proof PF70 FR

  • Five Ounces of 99.9% Silver
  • New Queen Elizabeth Portrait; First Definitive King Charles III Portrait
  • £10 Great Britain Legal Tender
  • Flawless PF70 Grade by NGC
  • NGC-Certified First Releases Designation
  • Exclusive “First Releases” Tower Bridge Label
  • Only 3,106 Authorized for Release Worldwide
  • Limited Availability

Extremely Limited Availability
Authorized worldwide mintages for each of these Gold and Silver Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Proofs are very limited—ranging from a “high” of 3,106 five-ounce silver coins authorized, to a low of just 32 kilo gold coins. Additionally, the Proofs here are perfect, with a First Releases designation.

 

Seriously—don’t wait on this. Since the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, demand has been high for coinage featuring the effigy of Her Majesty, and these coins go a step beyond with a brand new memorial reverse plus the first definitive portrait of King Charles III on the obverse. These coins, in perfect condition with sought-after designations, will not be available for long—especially considering the limited mintages. 

 

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