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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II Queen Mother's 90th Birthday; Silver Proof Issue

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday; Silver Proof Issue) -  obverse 2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday; Silver Proof Issue) -  reverse

Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1990
Value 2 Pounds
GGP = 2.64 USD
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Queen Mother's 90th Birthday

Obverse

Crowned bust of Elizabeth II to right above date.

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
1990

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Cameo of the Queen Mother above roses.

Lettering:
THE QUEEN MOTHER NINETIETH BIRTHDAY
·ALDERNEY · TWO POUNDS·

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1990  5,000 Proof

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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother's 90th Birthday; Silver Proof Issue)