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1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Queen Elizabeth II – First Public Speech – Mintage: 900 (2020)

1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Queen Elizabeth II – First Public Speech – Mintage: 900 (2020)

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From Downies! Another distinctive 'Royal Star' shaped coin! Order today!

Even though barely a teenager, the future Queen Elizabeth II demonstrated her leadership abilities with aplomb during her first public speech in 1940 – at the height of the Battle of Britain. Made on the BBC's Children's Hour radio show, Elizabeth's speech was a heartfelt address to the children of the Commonwealth, many of whom were forced to live away from home due to the war with Nazi Germany. A flawless performance, touching the hearts of millions around the globe, the speech was an auspicious beginning to the public life of a woman who would become Britain's longest reigning monarch.

Your 99.9% pure silver coin celebrates the 80th anniversary of the first public speech delivered by Queen Elizabeth II. Order today!

Special features:
  • Struck in the much-admired 'Royal Star' format!
  • High Relief quality – 99.9% pure silver!
  • Strictly limited mintage of just 900 coins worldwide
  • Official Tokelau legal tender – spans 40mm in diameter
  • Beautifully presented within a plush case
  • Complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Centrepiece features Princess Elizabeth with microphone, at right are the evacuated children and in the background is St Pauls Cathedral, planes and search lights. The speech surrounds the centrepiece along with symbols of the Commonwealth countries and names. Wishing the evacuated children "good luck", saying that "when peace comes, remember it will be for us, the children of today, to make the world of tomorrow a better and happier place". The Coronet of a child of the Sovereign is positioned at top. Obverse design features the symbols of the United Kingdom - the rose (England), thistle (Scotland), leek (Wales) and Shamrock (Ireland).

Each coin is encapsulated and housed in a prestige presentation box with numbered certificate of authenticity and custom made outer.

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  • No.178671
  • Mintage900
  • Composition99.9% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 31.39
  • Diameter (mm) 40 x 40
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value1 dollar Tokelau
  • Artist

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