1 Pound - Elizabeth II Welsh Dragon; Silver Piedfort

1 Pound - Elizabeth II (Welsh Dragon; Silver Piedfort) -  obverse1 Pound - Elizabeth II (Welsh Dragon; Silver Piedfort) -  reverse

© The Royal Mint, 2000

Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 1 Pound (1 GBP)
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 19 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 5.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 10-15-2017
Number N# 108717
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References KM# P100,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sp# J15
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Wales

Series: Heraldic Emblems series

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·2000
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

A Welsh dragon passant above denomination.

Lettering: ONE POUND

Engraver: Norman Sillman

Norman Henry Sillman, ARCA, FRBS was a British sculptor and a coin designer, including the one pound coins for the Royal Mint.

Edge

Milled with incuse lettering

Lettering: PLEIDIOL WYF I'M GWLAD

Translation: True am I to my country

Comments

The Norman Sillman heraldic emblem of the 'Welsh Dragon' reverse was originally introduced in 1995 with the Maklouf third portrait on the obverse.

Issued individually, the coin was also struck in nickel brass, silver proof and reverse frosted silver proof.

© The Royal Mint, 2000

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000  9 994 29.84 Proof

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