CIMA launches second jubilee coin

| 04/06/2013

$5 rev_Coin 2 (270x300).jpg(CNS): Coin collectors the world over are in for a treat this month as CIMA launches a special coin for the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority unveiled the second Diamond Jubilee Coin in the Royal Mint’s Commonwealth24 Coin Collection last week, which was part of a special commemorative collection in honour of last year’s the jubilee. With a face value of $5, the limited edition, silver coin design illustrates a hallmark of the Queen’s 60-year reign. A portrait of Elizabeth II, the denomination and the words “Cayman Islands” is on the obverse side while on the reverse the coin features the image of the Jubilee Beacon which she lit to start the celebrations in the UK.

An initial amount of 50 coins will be available for local sales at a sale price of CI$89.65. Each coin comes with a special Jubilee information card from the Royal Mint. For more information on obtaining these coins, please contact the CIMA Currency Division on the ground floor of the Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, between 9:00am and 4:00pm, at extension 244-1596, or by email at

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