Australia’s first purple striped coin: the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Australian Mint will launch Australia’s first purple striped circulating $2 coin that celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

310314_D_Reverse of the 2013 2 Dollar Colour Printed C Mintmark Uncirculated Coin 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II_2310314_D_Obverse of the 2013 2 Dollar Colour Printed C Mintmark Uncirculated Coin 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II_3
The coin depicts three regal purple concentric stripes bordering St Edward’s Crown, designed by the Royal Australian Mint after they consultated with Buckingham Palace, and is the latest release in the tradition of commemorating the important royal events.

Two million of these coins will be released through the normal distribution channels.
The bag of five 2013 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II $2 coloured circulating coins is available to buy from the Australian Mint, with the cost of $10 face value plus postage.

Coin Technical Details:

Denomination: $2
Metal: Al Br
Diameter: 20.62
Mass: 6.60
Finish: Uncirculated

 

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