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50 Pence - Elizabeth II Queen Mother; Silver Proof Issue

50 Pence - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother; Silver Proof Issue) -  obverse50 Pence - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother; Silver Proof Issue) -  reverse

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Features

Country Falkland Islands
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1980
Value 50 Pence
0.50 FKP = 0.66 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 15a
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

80th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Mother

Obverse

Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH II · FALKLAND ISLANDS
· 50 PENCE ·

Engraver: Arnold Machin

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

Reverse

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother’s bust left

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH
THE QUEEN MOTHER
1900·AUGUST 4·1980

Engraver: Philip Nathan

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Issue Limit: 25,000

This coin was issued in a 7-coin Silver Proof Set which comprised of crown sized coins from the following countries: Gibraltar, Guernsey, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha, Tuvalu and United Kingdom

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1980  Proof

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