'Queen Elizabeth II - Longest Reigning Monarch' Commemorative Strike

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  • A majestic tribute to our beloved Queen
  • Featuring a true-to-detail portrait of Her Majesty
  • Stunning colour detailing
Yes please, I would like to secure all the advantages and preferential special prices of Windsor Mint’s collector's service. I will receive, without any obligation to buy on my part, one further issue of my collection Greatest British Sovereigns in roughly monthly intervals, with a 20 days right of return (on approval basis only). This way I secure my 10% (and more) discount savings advantage. I can cancel or pause this agreement at any time (by telephone or in writing).

Item desciption
In over 1,000 years of British history, there have only been three monarchs who have reigned for around 60 years: King George III, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. The third longest-reign belongs to King George III who ruled for 59 years and 96 days. Queen Victoria was the second longest-ruling British monarch, reigning for 63 years and 216 days. On 9th September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II overtook all her predecessors - as on that day she had reigned for 63 years 7 months and 2 days, surpassing the reign of her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. This officially made Her Majesty the longest-reigning monarch in British history. The Queen has dedicated her life to the service of our country and has reached many important milestones during her lifetime. Elizabeth was proclaimed Queen at the age of 25, on 6th February 1952, after the death of her father, King George VI. Her coronation took place on 2nd June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, London. On 9th September 2015, Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch ever. After the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand on 13th October 2016, Her Majesty became the world’s longest-reigning living monarch and the world’s longest-serving current head of state. On 6th February 2017, Elizabeth II became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee, an incredible 65 years on the throne.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been our head of state for longer than any other monarch in British history. To honour this historic milestone a special commemorative strike has been issued. Minted in the highest quality "proof" and plated in finest 24-carat gold, this beautiful strike features a stunning colour portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This collector’s strike is strictly limited to only 9,999 complete collections worldwide and is available exclusively from Windsor Mint.
Limitation 9,999 complete collections Metal Copper
Weight 54 g First Issued 2017
Size Diameter: 50 mm Quality Proof
First Issued after 2016 Reverse Greatest British Sovereigns
Obverse Elizabeth II Finishing Gold-plated
Feinheit Copper gold-plated with padprint   
Collector's Service

If you order an article including Collector Service, it means that you receive further issues of this series automatically (mostly in monthly intervals) for your approval (sale on approval), i.e. you can return the delivered article within 6 days after the receipt without mentioning reasons. The purchase contract for these edition deliveries becomes effective after the receipt of your approval but latest after the expiry of the approval deadline of 6 days. Your approval is considered to be valid if you neither send us a written message nor return us the delivered product within this period. Furthermore, the customers are entitled to the unrestricted right of withdrawal as stated under the Section 4 below, so that they always have at least a period of 27 days for their final decision. We reserve the right, starting with the first delivery, to send your first article from the edition – thus you save the forwarding costs. You can check every collection piece peacefully at length. You collect as long as you like to. If you choose to spare the benefits of our Collector Service, you can suspend it or cancel it altogether any time with a short notice.

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