2013 Australian Fifty Cent Coin - Firstborn Baby of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - Royal Collection -HRH Prince George
In celebration of the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis , born on Monday 22 Ju ly 2013 at 4.24 pm London time , the Royal Australian Mint has be released this beautifully designed coin in fine silver and cupro nickel. ‘HRH Prince George Born 22.07.2013’ appears under the initials of his parents, set in the latest branch of the R oyal Family tree.
Ever since the Palace announced in late 2012 that The Duchess of Cambridge was pregnant, preparations have been made for the arrival of the new royal - all in front of the world’s media and a never - ending line of eager onlookers.
Scores of websites have been devoted to the royal pregnancy; premium magazine space has been taken up; and social media has gone into meltdown every time a new detail has been revealed. It has been 120 years since a sitting British monarch has been alive for the birth of a great - grandchild.
Prince George of Cambridge now becomes third in line to the throne behind The Duke of Cambridge and his father after the sixteen countries of the Commonwealth this year voted to change the rules of succession and allow a female heir.
Excellent coin – thank you!