Pobjoy Mint Ltd
2 pounds (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: special Double Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II showing portraits of Her Majesty at the start of her Reign and present day. Text reads ‘SOUTH GEORGIA & SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS 2012’.
Reverse features the most famous image from the Royal Wedding of the newly wed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sharing a kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
A brief annotation
Following the Royal Wedding in 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge not only celebrated their 1st Wedding Anniversary in 2012 but also they both reached their 30th Birthdays. This coin features a famous image of the Royal Wedding which was watched by two billion people all over the world. The most anticipated moment of the whole day was the appearance of the newly married couple on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following their service. With some encouragement from the waiting crowds below, the Royal Couple displayed their love with a kiss. This intimate moment is captured on this stunning coin.