|Queen||Elizabeth II (1952-date)|
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
0.50 GBP = 0.69 USD
|Currency||Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)|
|Shape||Equilateral curve heptagon (7-sided)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
150th anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
Soldier carrying a wounded comrade against a silhouette of the Victoria Cross, denomination below.
Engraver: Clive Duncan
As well as being for circulation, the 2006 strike was issued as part of the Annual Coin Sets for 2006, in both Brilliant Uncirculated & Proof versions.
Above - 2006 Executive Proof Set
The 2009 Proof strike was issued in sets to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 50 pence denomination; issue limit: 5,000
The design was re-used in the 2019 military set to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 50 pence denomination.
(former Spink ref. 4618)
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