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5 Pence - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait; small type

5 Pence - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait; small type) -  obverse5 Pence - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait; small type) -  reverse

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Features

Country Guernsey
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1990-1997
Value 5 Pence
0.05  = 0.06 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.25 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 42.2
  • 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.

Obverse

The bust o Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY
RDM

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

Sailing boats, 2 yachts with spinnaker sailing to the right, value and date around

Lettering:
FIVE PENCE 1990
5

Engraver: Robert Elderton

Robert Elderton (b. 1948) joined the Royal Mint in 1964 as an apprentice engraver, spending the firtyear full time at Central School of Art and thereafter one day a week at London’s Sir John Cass School of Arts and Crafts until summer 1971. He remained at the Royal Mint until 2002, where he designed numerous coins and medals.

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1990  2,400,000 0.55 0.55 0.67 62%
1990  700 0.4% Proof
1992  1,300,000 0.34 0.34 0.90 49%
1992  1.6% Proof
1997  1.4%
1997  0.8% Proof

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