His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge was born on 22 July 2013 at St Mary’s Hospital in London, the first child of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Celebrating the birth of the future Monarch, The Perth Mint and Australia Post are honoured to commemorate the occasion with the release of a stunning stamp and coin cover, which is set to be a timeless reminder of his historic arrival.
$1 Aluminium Bronze Coin
This $1 coin is struck by The Perth Mint from high quality aluminium bronze.
Stunning Sculpted Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts a sculpted portrait of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cradling and gazing lovingly at their newborn baby. The image is encircled by a ribbon tied in a bow. The inscription IN CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF HRH PRINCE GEORGE, the birth date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also included in the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2013 year-date and the monetary denomination.
Official Australia Post Stamp
The stunning Australia Post 60c stamp design features Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cradling Prince George and is postmarked for the first day of issue.
Beautifully Designed Presentation Envelope
This aluminium bronze coin is housed in a beautifully designed card featuring the proud parents, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, leaving St Mary’s Hospital in London, cradling HRH Prince George.
The card fits inside a similarly illustrated envelope with a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs. The envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity and official release number.