5 Pounds - Elizabeth II Restoration of the Monarchy; Silver Proof

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2010
Value 5 Pounds
5 GBP = USD 6.87
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 102019
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References KM# 1151a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
Sp# L21
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.

Commemorative issue

350th anniversary of the Restoration of the Monarchy

Obverse

Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH·II·D·G REG·F·D·2010
IRB

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

St Edward's crown above spray of oak leaves and interlinked C's representing the coinage of Charles II.

Lettering:
RESTORATION OF THE MONARCHY
1660
CC
FIVE POUNDS

Engraver: David Cornell

Edge

Plain with incuse lettering

Lettering: A QUIET AND PEACEABLE POSSESSION

Comments

Issued as part of the Annual Silver Coin Sets for 2010, as well as individually. This design was also struck in copper-nickel, silver piedfort, gold proof and platinum piedfort.
Issue limit: 20,000


(former Spink ref. 4566)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2010  6 518 Proof

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