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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II Islander's Return

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Islander's Return) -  obverse2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Islander's Return) -  reverse

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Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 2 Pounds
2  = 2.50 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 13
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of the Channel Islands - Islander's Return

Obverse

Crowned portrait right

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:
1945·1995 THE RETURN OF THE ISLANDERS·TWO POUNDS
OUR
DEAR
CHANNEL
ISLANDS
ARE ALSO
TO BE
FREED

Engraver: Willem Vis

Willem Vis (1936-2007), medalist and visual artist, was artistic director at Koninklijke Begeer in Voorschoten from 1957-1971 and afterwards he was an independent artist. He designed numerous medals, portrait plaques, tokens and commemorative coins.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  8.83

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