The UK Longest Reigning Monarch Coin Cover
Reserved for UK collectors, until now...
Released to international collectors for the first time and featuring a British £1 Coin and miniature sheet, the UK Longest Reigning Monarch Coin Cover is the essential centrepiece for any serious royalty collection.
This limited edition coin cover features Royal Mail’s ‘ Long to Reign Over Us’ Miniature sheet comprising five stamps. The Miniature Sheet has been officially handstamped with a First Day of issue postmark dated 9th September 2015 - the milestone date that saw Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II surpass Queen Victoria’s record reign to became our Longest Reigning Monarch
Encapsulated at the heart of the cover is the 2015 £1 Royal Arms coin, struck by The Royal Mint. The reverse design features a contemporary interpretation of the traditional Royal Coat of Arms by renowned coin artist Timothy Noad – and is widely regarded as one of the best £1 designs ever.
The obverse side carries the fifth coin effigy of Her Majesty the Queen by Jody Clark – and is the very first £1 coin to feature this portrait.
The cover design features a portrait of the Queen taken by famous royal photographer, Baron, in 1953 – Her Majesty’s Coronation year. Queen Elizabeth II is wearing the blue mantle (ribbon) of the Order of the Star of the Garter.
Strictly limited to 5,500 worldwide – of this just 2,000 have now been made available for collectors outside of the United Kingdom.
Each cover comes housed in a Deluxe Presentation Page with a Certificate of Authenticity printed on the reverse.
- Actual size of cover: 254 x 177mm
- Stamps: Royal Mail 2015 Long to Reign Over Us Miniature Sheet
- Postmarking Date: 9th September 2015.
- Coin: Royal Mint 2015 Royal Arms £1 Coin
- Finish: Uncirculated
- Diameter: 22.50mm
- Weight: 9.50g
- Metal: Nickel Brass
- Obverse design: QEII by Jody Clark
- Reverse: Timothy Noad
- *Please note: These coins have been struck for circulation, and it is normal for them to have minor imperfections which are picked up during the minting process.
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