10 Pounds - Elizabeth II George I; Silver Proof

10 Pounds - Elizabeth II (George I; Silver Proof) - obverse10 Pounds - Elizabeth II (George I; Silver Proof) - reverse

© The Royal Mint, 2022

Features

Location United Kingdom
Issuing entity The Royal Mint
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2022
Value 10 Pounds
10 GBP = USD 12
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 156.3 g
Diameter 65 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number N# 334851
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Sp# BMSC3
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: British Monarchs

Obverse

Fifth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the George IV State Diadem, legend around.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II·D·G·REG·F·D·10 POUNDS·2022·
J.C

Unabridged legend: Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith

Engraver: Jody Clark Read more on Wikipedia

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.

Reverse

Laureate and draped portrait of King George I right, legend around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: GEORGIVS·DG·M·BR·FR·ET HIB REX·F·D·

Unabridged legend: Georgius Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae Franciae et Hiberniae Rex Fidei Defensor

Translation: George I by the Grace of God King of Great Britain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith

Engraver: John Croker Read more on Wikipedia

John Croker, born in Saxony and known in his youth as Johann Crocker, was a master jeweller who migrated to London, where he became a medallist and engraved dies for English and later British coins and medals.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

The third issue in 5-year series, the British Monarchs, there will be a total of 21 monarchs, featuring iconic kings and queens from four royal houses: Tudor, Stuart, Hanover and Windsor, formerly known as Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

This release features a classic coinage portrait of George I that appeared on Hanoverian coinage; the design was struck in a variety of precious metal compositions and denominations. Issue limit: 281.

© The Royal Mint, 2022

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