1 Pound - Elizabeth II Egyptian Arch Bridge; Silver Proof
|Queen||Elizabeth II (1952-date)|
|Value||1 Pound (1 GBP)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Standard Catalog of World CoinsSp# J20
by George S. Cuhaj
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
Regional Bridge series - Northern Ireland
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
A representation of the Egyptian Arch railway bridge at Newry in Northern Ireland, inside a border of railway station canopy dags.
Lettering: ONE POUND
Engraver: Edwina Ellis
Reeded with a decorative pattern symbolising bridges and pathways
Representing Northern Ireland the Egyptian Arch Bridge is a railway bridge in Newry, Northern Ireland. Locally known as the Egyptian Arch, the rail bridge passes over the Newry–Camlough Road, in the County Armagh half of Newry. The Egyptian Arch gained its name from its resemblance to the nemes headdress worn by Ancient Egyptian pharaohs.
(former Spink ref. 4597)
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