Queen Elizabeth II was born in London on April 21, 1926, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York. She was christened in the chapel at Buckingham Palace. Elizabeth was educated at home with her sister Margaret. When her father succeeded to the throne in 1936, she became heir presumptive. Princess Elizabeth then began to study constitutional history and law. Due to her fathers death in 1952 she ascended to the throne. Queen Elizabeth II is honored for all her kindness and will be remembered for years to come. This beautiful coin is a display of her country’s appreciation for her efforts of the past and the present.
Historic Events During The Life Of Queen Elizabeth II
1947 – Marriage to Prince Philip of Greece.
1952 – Death of her father, George VI.
1953 – Coronation.
1981 – Charles marriage to Princess Diana.
1992 – Fire causes substantial damage to the Windsor Castle.
1997 – Princess Diana dies in fatal car accident.
Minted: 1957 – 1968 & 1974 – 1984
Weight: .2568 grams
Fineness: .916 gold Gold
Diameter: 22 mm