5 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) - obverse5 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Solomon Islands
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1977-1985
Value 5 Cents (0.05 SBD)
Currency Dollar (1977-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19.4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
12716
References KM# 3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Young bust right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II SOLOMON ISLANDS
1983

Engraver: Arnold Machin Read more on Wikipedia

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Native mask and value

Script: Latin

Lettering:
5
CENTS

Engraver: David Thomas

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)
Mintmark of The Franklin Mint (FM) The Franklin Mint, Wawa, Pennsylvania, United States (1964-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1977  1 200 000 $ 0.54 $ 1.30 $ 1.40 $ 1.70 50%
1977 FM 6 000 0.9% Matte
1977 FM 14 000 $ 1.80 11% Proof
1977 FM 1.3% Special Uncirculated
1978 FM 6 000 3% Matte
1978 FM 5 122 $ 2.90 5% Proof
1978 FM 544 2% Special Uncirculated
1979 FM 6 000 2% Matte
1979 FM 2 845 5% Proof
1979 FM 677 2.0% Special Uncirculated
1980  4%
1980 FM 6 000 2.0% Matte
1980 FM 1 031 3% Proof
1980 FM 624 1.8% Special Uncirculated
1981  $ 0.38 $ 0.43 18%
1981 FM 6 000 2.0% Matte
1981 FM 448 1.3% Proof
1981 FM 212 1.1% Special Uncirculated
1982 FM 1.1% Proof
1982 FM 0.9% Special Uncirculated
1983 FM 0.5% Matte
1983 FM 0.9% Proof
1983 FM 200 1.1% Special Uncirculated
1985  14%

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