1 Pound - Elizabeth II Birthday - Silver

1 Pound - Elizabeth II (Birthday - Silver) -  obverse1 Pound - Elizabeth II (Birthday - Silver) -  reverse

Obverse © Ashleyba3

Features

Issuer Guernsey
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 1 Pound
1  = USD 1.33
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 9.5 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 23237
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 78
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

70th Anniversary of birth of Queen Elizabeth II

Obverse

Elegant portrait of the Queen

Lettering:
ELIZABETH BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY
1996

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

Portrait of the Queen during her visit in 1989 with Castle Cornet and the crest of the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the background

Lettering:
VIVAT REGINA ELIZABETHA
·1926·ONE POUND·1996·

Engraver: Norman Sillman

Norman Henry Sillman, ARCA, FRBS was a British sculptor and a coin designer, including the one pound coins for the Royal Mint.

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  30 000 Proof

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