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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II Battle of Britain

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Battle of Britain) -  obverse 5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Battle of Britain) -  reverse

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Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 5 Pounds
GGP = 6.25 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 21
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

60th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Obverse

Queen Elizabeth's head right & date

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II ALDERNEY
RDM
2000

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

One Hurricane and one Spitfire in flight, pilot at bottom centre

Lettering:
60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
FIVE POUNDS

Edge

Reeded

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Battle of Britain)

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