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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II Puffins

Features

Country Alderney
(Guernsey)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 2 Pounds
GGP = 2.64 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 16
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

World Wildlife Fund - Puffins

Obverse

Lettering: ELIZABETH II ALDERNEY

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:
WWF CONSERVING NATURE 1997
TWO POUNDS

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997 

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