2022 Jingle Bell Christmas 2oz .9999 Silver Antiqued Coloured Coin
This stunning Christmas themed coin features a 24-carat gold-plated tinkling jingle bell. Traditionally, small jingle bells were attached to horses as adornments. More practically, they provided advanced warning to pedestrians, especially in winter when horse-drawn sleighs could be difficult to hear or bring to a halt.
In popular culture, the sound of jingle bells (also known as sleigh bells) is associated with the approach of Santa Clause in a reindeer-drawn sleigh on Christmas Eve.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,500 of the Jingle Bell 2022 2oz Silver Antiqued Coloured Coin.
The coin portrays a Christmas wreath comprising a ribbon, mistletoe, ferns, fir cones and star anise. Additional elements include gold coloured decorative baubles, candy canes and Christmas berries. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is also included in the design. Encased in the coin’s centre is a 24-carat gold-plated jingle bell.
The obverse portrays the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a decorative ribbon, and the coin’s weight, purity, denomination and year-date.
Elements of this coin have been individually ‘antiqued’ to give them a unique finish conveying the surface abrasions of an ancient artefact. As a result of this treatment, the appearance of each coin in the mintage may vary.
The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged in a Christmas gift box with a bow, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||2.000|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||2.00|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||62.213|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||45.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||6.50|
ABOUT THE PERTH MINT
Established on 20 June 1899, two years before Australia’s Federation in 1901, The Perth Mint was the last of three Australian colonial branches of the United Kingdom ‘s Royal Mint (after the now-defunct Sydney Mint and Melbourne Mint) intended to refine gold from the gold rushes and to mint gold sovereigns and half-sovereigns for the British Empire. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Perth Mint’s bullion and numismatic products.
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