Silver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Silver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinSilver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. The two ounce (2 oz) silver coins are denominated as Five Pounds (£5).

The coins are legal tender but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at bullion investors or collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art. The coins are typically "one-year" types usually issued in parallel with smaller denominations with the same reverse designs.

This commemorative two-ounce silver coin celebrates the Platinum Jubilee (70th anniversary) of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. It has a special equestrian portrait of the Queen on the obverse, created exclusively the coins in this series.

On the throne since 6 February 1952, at the date when the coin was issued Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, the longest-serving female head of state in history, the oldest living and longest-reigning current monarch, and the oldest and longest-serving incumbent head of state.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,000
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Obverse
United Kingdom / Silver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the equestrian effigy (riding a horse, to left) of young Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation; her head is turned left, facing the viewer. Below right, the initials of the obverse designer, JB (for John Bergdahl).

The effigy is surrounded by the Garter of The Most Noble Order of the Garter, on which is inscribed the royal motto · HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE · - in old French, "May he be shamed who thinks badly of it".

Around the outer rim, the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith). Below, the date of issue · 2022 ·.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Reverse
United Kingdom / Silver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee - reverse photo

At its centre, the reverse of the coin displays the draped Shield of the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom - quartered, depicting in the first and fourth quarters the three passant guardant lions of England; in the second, the rampant lion and double tressure flory-counterflory of Scotland; and in the third, a harp for Ireland. The drapery is inspired by the royal mantle, or robe, worn by Her Majesty at her coronation in 1953.

The shield is surrounded by the Garter of the Royal Order of the Garter, inscribed with the royal motto HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE · (translated from Old French: May he be shamed who thinks badly of it), and is crowned with St Edward's Crown.

In the right field, the designer's initials JB, for John Bergdahl.

Around below, the anniversary dates · 1952 2022 ·.

Reverse Inscription HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE · · 1952 2022 ·
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Proof FDC.
Packaging: in black presentation box.

See also

Coins issued in the United Kingdom to celebrate the 2022 Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II:
- 1 oz Platinum Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- 5 oz Gold Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 2 oz Gold Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- 1 kg Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 10 oz Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 5 oz Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 2 oz Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- £5 Crown Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy (with silver, gold and platinum)
- £5 Crown Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Jody Clark Portrait (with silver and gold versions)
- 50 Pence Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy (with silver, gold and platinum)
- 50 Pence Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Jody Clark Portrait (with silver and gold versions)

All (38) coins of type: Silver Two Ounces (2 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Two Ounces 2016 Lion of England, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Red Dragon of Wales, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Griffin of Edward III, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2018 Unicorn of Scotland, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2018 Black Bull of Clarence, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2019 Una and the Lion 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2019 Falcon of the Plantagenets, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2019 Yale of Beaufort, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 Music Legends - Queen 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 Music Legends - Elton John 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 Music Legends - David Bowie 550 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 Bond, James Bond 2,007 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 James Bond, Pay Attention 2,007 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 James Bond, Shaken not Stirred 2,007 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 White Lion of Mortimer, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 White Horse of Hanover, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2020 The Three Graces 3,510 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Britannia, Premium Exclusive 560 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Queen's 95th Birthday unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Britannia, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Lion of England, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Unicorn of Scotland, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Red Dragon of Wales, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Black Bull of Clarence, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Falcon of the Plantagenets, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Yale of Beaufort, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 White Lion of Mortimer, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 White Horse of Hanover, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 White Greyhound of Richmond, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 White Greyhound of Richmond, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Griffin of Edward III, Proof 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 The Queen's Beasts Completer Coin, Proof 750 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 The Queen's Beasts Completer Coin, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Music Legends - The Who 550 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Prince Philip 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Gothic Crown 4,006 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee 1,000 Equestrian Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 5 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2022 The Seymour Panther unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · 5 POUNDS ·
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Silver Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeSilver Two Ounces (2 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyEquestrian Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
ReverseRoyal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom
Face Value5 (x Pound)
Total Mintage1,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
DesignerJohn Bergdahl
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size40.000 mm
Mass62.420 g
OCC IDGAVP-EXAC-PVDX-OMDY
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