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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II D-Day

Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 2 Pounds
GGP = 2.54 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 7
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Normandy Invasion

Obverse

Bust Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
RDM
1994

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

Normandy beach landing scene

Lettering: ·TWO POUNDS· D-DAY ANNIVERSARY · ALDERNEY

Engraver: John Savage

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  5,000,000

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