This special commemorative release celebrates the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle.
On 27 November 2017, the Office of the Prince of Wales at Clarence House made the official announcement of the engagement:
“His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle.”
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II used her 2017 Christmas message to officially welcome Ms Markle into the family following the announcement of her engagement to Prince Harry one month earlier.
On 15 December 2017 the announcement was made that the marriage of Prince Harry and Ms Markle would take place on 19 May 2018 at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Royal Wedding 2018 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The reverse of the coin features an official image of the couple released following their engagement with a representation of
Windsor Castle in the background. The inscriptions ‘H.R.H. PRINCE HENRY OF WALES & MS MEGHAN MARKLE’ and ‘19 MAY 2018’.
A Palace Approved Royal Wedding Design.
The coin is presented in a presentation box with a timber lid within an illustrated shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.