|Queen||Elizabeth II (1952-date)|
2 GBP = 2.67 USD
|Currency||Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Marconi Telegraph Centenary
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II 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)
Symbolic representation of Marconi's successful transatlantic wireless transmission of 1901.
Engraver: Robert Evans
Milled with incuse legend
Lettering: MARCONI 1901 ··· WIRELESS BRIDGES THE ATLANTIC···
Issue to commemorate the centenary of Marconi's first successful transatlantic wireless transmission, this coin was issued in copper-nickel, silver proof, reverse frosted silver proof and silver piedfort.
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