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British Virgin Islands: Ultra-high relief silver piedfort coin marks Elizabeth and Philip’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary

November 30, 2017 in News, Numismatica, Numismatics

By Coin Update

The government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands have issued (21st November) a new silver crown coin in celebration of the 70th (platinum) wedding Anniversary of the territory’s head of state, HM Queen Elizabeth II, and her consort, HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The royal couple were married on the 20th November 1947, in London’s Westminster Abbey in a glittering ceremony, which for many, was a great distraction from the reality of war recovery and rationing which the United Kingdom had in place since the start of the Second World War in 1939.

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Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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