50 Pence - Elizabeth II D-Day

Features

Issuer Saint Helena and Ascension (Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 50 Pence (0.50)
Currency Pound (1976-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.3 g
Diameter 38.50 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 26291
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 19,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 20
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion

Obverse

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II ST. HELENA + ASCENSION
RDM
50 PENCE

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:
THE LANDING ON THE NORMANDY BEACHES
· 1944-6TH JUNE-1994

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

Reeded

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
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