¹⁄₂₅ Royal - Elizabeth II Kissing Cherubs

Features

Issuer Gibraltar
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 1⁄25 Royal (0.04)
Currency Royal Coinage (1991-date)
Composition Gold (.9999)
Weight 1.24 g
Diameter 14 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 80553
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 749
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Kissing Cherubs

Series: Cherubs

Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II GIBRALTAR·1998
RDM
PM

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

Two Cherubs kissing.

Lettering:
Au.1/25 oz. 999·9
ROYAL

Edge

Milled

Mint

PM Pobjoy Mint, Surrey, United Kingdom

Comments

Similar to 1 Royal KM#754

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1998 PM
1998 PM 1 000 Proof

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