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5 Dollars - Elizabeth II Royal Tern; Silver Proof Issue

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Royal Tern; Silver Proof Issue) -  obverse 5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (Royal Tern; Silver Proof Issue) -  reverse

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Features

Country British Virgin Islands
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1981
Value 5 Dollars (5.00 USD)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 40.5 g
Diameter 42 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 30a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Bird Fauna Series - Royal Tern (3rd edition)

Obverse

Effigy of queen Elizabeth II facing right, date below

Lettering:
ELIZABETH THE SECOND···BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
·1981·

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Royal Tern Left

Lettering:
FIVE DOLLARS
PM

Engraver: Gilroy Roberts

Gilroy Roberts was a sculptor, gemstone carver, and the ninth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint between 1948 and 1964. He is notable for having designed the obverse of the Kennedy Half Dollar.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981 PM 1,124 Proof; Pobjoy Mint

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