Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Kate Middleton and Prince William Royal Wedding Engagement Coins Now Available

Australia’s first official royal engagement coin for Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton will hit the shelves tomorrow at the Royal Australian Mint.

As Australia’s official coin producer for 45 years and in keeping with the tradition of celebrating milestones of the Royal Family, the Royal Australian Mint is proud to be releasing these commemorative collectible 50 cent coins to celebrate the engagement of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton.

“It is a great honour for the Royal Australian Mint to present this coin design. It has been officially approved by the Her Majesty The Queen and is one of the few royal collectibles to have gone through that process,” said the Royal Australian Mint Chief Executive Officer Mr Ross MacDiarmid.

The coin, dated 2010 to mark the year of the engagement, was designed by . . .

Full story at: The Australian Mint

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