Queen Victoria 200th Anniversary

2019 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This exquisite silver coin references numismatic treasures in a design commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of Britain’s most influential historical figures, featuring:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Historical numismatic-inspired reverse design
  • Limited mintage – 5,000
  • Australian legal tender
  • Classic presentation packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Queen Victoria is credited with playing a pivotal role in Britain’s progress during a time of rapid technological and social change. Born Alexandrina Victoria on 24 May, 1819, at Kensington Palace, London, she ascended the throne in 1837 at age 18.

A strong advocate of the British Empire, she was active until her death on 22 January 1901 after reigning for almost 65 years. In that time, Britain’s Empire had expanded to cover about one fifth of the Earth’s surface, making Queen Victoria empress to almost a quarter of the world’s population.

Historical Numismatic Design

The coin’s reverse depicts four effigies of Queen Victoria that have featured on Australian coinage, with the St Edward’s Crown in the centre. These effigies include the ‘Young Head Portrait’, ‘Jubilee Portrait’, ‘Old Head Portrait’ and ‘Young Head with Banksia Portrait’. Also featured in the reverse design are two stylised wattle branches, the inscription ‘QUEEN VICTORIA 200th ANNIVERSARY’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Presentation Case and Numbered Certificate

The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged with an illustrated shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


Technical Specifications

Year Date 2019
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g)


Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.21
Mintage 5,000
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Aleysha Howarth

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