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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II End of World War II

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (End of World War II) -  obverse 5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (End of World War II) -  reverse

© Joaquim Fernandes

Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 5 Pounds
GGP = 6.36 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 53
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

End of World War II, 60th Anniversary

Obverse

Crowned bust right

Lettering: ELIZABETH II ALDERNEY

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

Lettering:
END OF WORLD WAR II 60th ANNIVERSARY
FIVE POUNDS
COMMEMORATION
WWII
1945 2005

Engraver: Mike Guilfoyle

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005 

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