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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II Rocket, 1829 Rainhill

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Rocket, 1829 Rainhill) -  obverse 5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Rocket, 1829 Rainhill) -  reverse

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Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2006
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 ↑↑

Commemorative issue

The Rocket at Rainhill

Obverse

Bust of Queen Elizabeth II above date

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
ALDERNEY
2006

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

Stephenson stood on the back of his steam train called Rocket, with value to left vertically

Lettering:
1829 RAINHILL
ROCKET
FIVE POUNDS

Edge

Milled

Comments

This coin looks exactly the same as KM#47 & KM#47a, but is dated 2006

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  Proof, gold plated

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