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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II British Navy - H.M.S. Warspite

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (British Navy - H.M.S. Warspite) -  obverse 5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (British Navy - H.M.S. Warspite) -  reverse

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Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 5 Pounds
GGP = 6.61 USD
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 116a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

British Navy - H.M.S. Warspite

Obverse

Crowned portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, above date

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
ALDERNEY
RDM
2005

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

HMS Warspite at sea, with guns firing salvo, with coloured flag above and value below.
Anchors both side of ships name

Lettering:
THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
FIVE POUNDS
HMS WARSPITE

Edge

Milled

Comments

Part of a small series commemorating the 'History of the Royal navy'.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  15,000 Proof

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