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5 Pounds - Elizabeth II Queen Mother - Silver

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother - Silver) -  obverse 5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Queen Mother - Silver) -  reverse

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Features

Country Guernsey
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 5 Pounds
GGP = 6.76 USD
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 66a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Obverse

Bust of Queen Elizabeth II, date below.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II
BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY
RDM
1995

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

Bust of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother within floral wreath, value below.

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER
FIVE POUNDS

Edge

Milled

Comments

Similar to copper/nickel version, KM#66

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  40,000 Proof

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