This Crown or Twenty-Five Pence coin was issued in 1977 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee 1952-1977. It carries on the tradition of the Coronation crown, in that the Queen is on horseback. They are struck in cupro-nickel. We have had some wonderful strong plastic tubes come in from the States. They hold 20 crownsized pieces safe and secure. These Crowns are in Uncirculated condition, we have taken them from original mint sealed bags. A wonderful thing to own or you could break up the roll and give them as gifts.
Since 1970 Australia has issued commemorative 50 Cent coins, this coin is the largest sized coin that actually circulates. We have bought a nice group of these coins in Very Fine condition, many of the dates are in very limited quantities. Here we offer the 'Queen's Jubilee' edition from 1977.
The old large-sized 10 Pence was struck from 1968-1992, but it was only struck in Proof condition from 1971-1992. Please remember that over the years these coins will have mellowed a little, we always send you the best example that we have in stock. The Ten Pence is the most collected coin and difficult to get in many cases. The 1977 Ten Pence offered here is in proof condition and comes with the Machin Bust which was produced from 1968-1981.
In 1977 Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Silver Jubilee or 25th anniversary as our Queen. The Royal Mint issued a special Crown to mark the occasion and more importantly, issued every denomination for that year for circulation. This is something that did not happen all that often. They also issued a Proof Set of these 1977 coins, but they did not issue a Mint Set in 1977. Years ago we obtained a quantity of the coins and had Sandhill make up a red white and blue display card for the 1977 Mint Set. It comes in a Sandhill case, which with the insert would cost you today at least £4-£5, as they are no longer made. You get the Halfpenny, Penny, Twopence, Five Pence, Ten Pence, 50 Pence and Crown. Only the Penny and Twopence are still being made today of the same size and even they are now made out of steel. All the other coins have been reduced in size except for the Halfpence and Crown which are no longer made. All of the coins are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition, remember the case and insert alone would cost you £4-£5 today, a bargain!
In 1977 Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Silver Jubilee 1952-1977. The Royal Mint issued the coins in Brilliant Uncirculated for circulation, but these coins are not easy to find. An old time dealer came in the other day and sold us 100 sets of these coins in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. There is no case for these coins because they are the real coins struck to be used. There are also four coins which are no longer made, the 1/2 Pence coin and the large sized 50 Pence, 10 Pence and 5 Pence pieces. Please remember that we have just 100 sets of these Silver Jubilee coins in stock and once they are gone, who knows where we will find any more. All coins were made to be used and all coins are unused Brilliant Uncirculated condition. You get the 1/2p, 1p, 2p, 5p (large), 10p (large), 50p (Large) and the commemorative Crown as well.