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1 Pound - Elizabeth II VE Day; Gold Proof Issue

1 Pound - Elizabeth II (VE Day; Gold Proof Issue) -  obverse1 Pound - Elizabeth II (VE Day; Gold Proof Issue) -  reverse

Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 1 Pound
GGP = 1.26 USD
Metal Gold (.917)
Weight 15.8 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 12a, Fr# 9
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of VE Day

Obverse

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II ALDERNEY
RDM

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

Lettering:
PEACE IN EUROPE·ONE POUND
VE
·1945 1995·

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  500 Proof

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1 Pound - Elizabeth II (VE Day; Gold Proof Issue)