Crowned and draped young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin).
The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Rank-Broadley and the Gottwald portraits.
Around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II QUEEN OF NEW ZEALAND 1978 E II R CORONATION 2 June 1953.
To the left of the effigy, the royal cypher E II R, for Elizabeth II Regina (from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, Queen). To the right of the effigy, CORONATION 2 June 1953.