Longest Reigning Monarch Celebrated on New Australian Coins

September 2, 2015 in Australian Coins, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Cupro-Nickel Coins, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Royal Australian Mint, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)


The Royal Australian Mint has launched three new collector coins celebrating September 9, 2015, the day Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest reigning British and Commonwealth monarch.

Australia is part of the Commonwealth of Nations and recognizes Elizabeth II as its official monarch. Queen Elizabeth II is also the only reigning Australian monarch to have visited the country since New South Wales was established as a British colony in 1788. The queen was actually due to visit Australia in 1952 on behalf of her ailing father, King George VI, but while on her way she learned of his unexpected death… Full article at the source>

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