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1 Pound - Elizabeth II Neanderthal Skull - Type 1

1 Pound - Elizabeth II (Neanderthal Skull - Type 1) -  obverse1 Pound - Elizabeth II (Neanderthal Skull - Type 1) -  reverse

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Features

Country Gibraltar
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 2005-2011
Value 1 Pound
1 GIP = 1.30 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 9.5 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 3.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1091
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Discovery of a Neanderthal Skull on Gibraltar

Obverse

Crowned portrait right

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
GIBRALTAR 2010

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

Value above Neanderthal skull right

Lettering:
O N E P O U N D
DISCOVERY OF
NEANDERTHAL SKULL
IN GIBRALTAR
1848

Engraver: Philip Nathan

Philip Nathan (1941) is a sculptor and coin designer. He trained at Guildford School of Art, 1957-62, where he specialized in carving and terracotta modelling, then at the Royal Academy Schools, where he won the silver medal for sculpture. Worked for the Royal Mint as engraver and designer, between 1965 and 1968. Between 1968 and 1973 he worked at the Franklin Mint.

Edge

Reeded

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  10.51 9%
2006  12%
2007  2.64 22%
2008  2.66 1.94 27%
2009  3.30 3.10 3.38 42%
2010  2.96 32%
2011  2.64 4%

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