British Virgin Islands 2013 Royal Baby Coins | Silver Coins

British Virgin Islands 2013 Royal Baby Coins

The Treasury of the British Virgin Islands have launched (23rd July) two new coins which celebrate the arrival of the first child of William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – son and daughter in law of the Prince of Wales. The new arrival was born a single day ahead of in London and is the very first grandchild of Prince Charles and the third great-grandchild of the Queen.

As quickly as was practical after the Prince of Cambridge was born, a proclamation signed by the physicians who delivered the Royal Infant was rushed from the ward, as soon as close family had been informed of the new arrival, and displayed on an historic easel at the gates of Buckingham Palace, the same way the Duke of Cambridge’s birth was announced in 1982. The announcement read, “Her Royal Highness was safely delivered of a son at 4:24 pm right now. Her royal Highness and her kid are each undertaking well.”The baby boy will be third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom soon after his grandfather and father.  This is the first time because Queen Victoria’s era that there have been three living male heirs.

BVI 2013 Royal Baby Coins

The two coins, struck by the Pobjoy Mint, had been first released in 2012, a single coin depicts the Duchess of Cambridge and the other the Duke of Cambridge, both shown in their evening attire following their Wedding in 2011.  A Privy Mark has been cleverly and artfully added to each and every coin displaying infant footprints and the new Royal arrival’s date of birth. The footprints are colored blue to represent the birth of a son. The obverse of every single coin functions an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Eilizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.

Denomination

Metal

Weight

Diameter

Good quality

Mintage

10 Dollars

.925 silver

28 grams

38.six mm.

Proof

10,000 pieces

1 Dollar

Cupro-nickel

28 grams

38.six mm.

BU

unlimited

Offered in Cupro Nickel (BU) and Proof Sterling Silver. Please check out this web page to view these coins as effectively as the most current solution releases from the Treasury of the British Virgin Islands. Info supplied in English, international orders fulfilled.

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