The Perth Mint is honoured to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning
Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s 40th monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned in 1066.
Her coronation took place on 2 June 1953, more than a year after the death of King George VI.
On the 9
th September 2015 Queen Elizabeth II will pass a historic milestone, becoming the
longest reigning monarch in British history. She will bypass the previous record of 23,226 days,
16 hours and 23 minutes
Queen Victoria.The coin’s reverse depicts the Royal Cypher of Queen Elizabeth II surmounted by St Edward’s
Crown. The inscription H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II LONGEST REIGNING MONARCH and The
Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also included in the design.