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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II 70th Birthday

Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 5 Pounds
GGP = 6.61 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 15
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

70th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Elizabeth II

Obverse

Crowned bust, 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

Rose, thistle, daffodil, clover representing the UK.

Lettering:
TO CELEBRATE THE 70TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY
1996
£5

Engraver: John Savage

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996 

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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Queen Elizabeth II 70th Birthday)