£1,000 gold Kilo Coin marks Queen's Diamond Jubilee

The Royal Mint has created a £1,000 denomination Kilo Coin to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. It contains a kilo of fine gold and has a diameter of 100 millimetres. It's priced at £60,000.

The Royal Mint's first ever UK gold Kilo Coin. Only 60 of this type of coin have ever been struck
The Royal Mint's first ever UK gold Kilo Coin. Only 60 of this type of coin have ever been struck Credit: David Parry/PA Wire
The coin features in fine detail the Royal Coat of Arms
The coin features in fine detail the Royal Coat of Arms Credit: David Parry/PA Wire

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Star-studded Jubilee concert

The Prince of Wales has paid an emotional tribute to the Queen at a concert outside Buckingham Palace to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee. A host of musical stars took part including Gary Barlow, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Tom Jones.