25 Dollars - Elizabeth II Columbus as prisoner

25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Columbus as prisoner) - obverse25 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Columbus as prisoner) - reverse

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Features

Issuer British Virgin Islands
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1992
Value 25 Dollars (25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 21.54 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 134048
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 131
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.

Series: 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of the New World

Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, dates below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH THE SECOND·BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
RDM
·1492-1992·

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf Read more on Wikipedia

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

Columbus as prisoner

Script: Latin

Lettering:
$25
FM

Edge

Reeded

Mint

The Franklin Mint, Wawa, Pennsylvania, United States (1964-date)
Mintmark of The Franklin Mint

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992 FM Proof

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