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5 Pence - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; Crowned Thistle

5 Pence - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Crowned Thistle) -  obverse5 Pence - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Crowned Thistle) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1998-2008
Value 5 Pence
0.05 GBP = 0.06 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.25 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 988,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Sp# D5
  • Emma Howard (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Pre-Decimal Issues (55th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667536.
  • Geoff Kitchen (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Decimal Issues (6th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667215.

Obverse

Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH·II·D·G REG·F·D·2006
IRB

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

The Badge of Scotland, a thistle royally crowned, with legend above and denomination below.

Lettering:
FIVE PENCE
5

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Edge

Milled

5 Pence - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Crowned Thistle) -  obverse

© CyrusPamelaOne

Comments

(former Spink ref. 4670)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1998  217,376,000 0.06 0.09 0.07 0.14 0.28 0.70 1.03 28%
1998  96,100 0.3% BU
1998  63,670 2.17 0.9% Proof
1999  195,490,000 0.08 0.14 0.19 0.53 24%
1999  136,600 0.3% BU
1999  80,144 1.37 0.9% Proof
2000  388,512,000 0.07 0.23 0.11 0.12 0.23 0.38 1.17 36%
2000  117,700 0.16% BU
2000  72,400 1.2% Proof
2001  337,930,000 0.07 0.06 0.12 0.23 0.27 0.27 31%
2001  57,700 2.11 0.2% BU
2001  49,372 0.8% Proof
2002  219,258,000 0.07 0.07 0.09 0.23 0.38 2.35 22%
2002  60,500 0.19% BU
2002  60,770 1.37 0.8% Proof
2003  333,230,000 0.07 0.08 0.12 0.25 1.51 28%
2003  62,700 0.19% BU
2003  43,513 0.7% Proof
2004  271,810,000 0.07 0.23 0.12 0.14 0.25 0.53 0.59 25%
2004  46,000 0.19% BU
2004  35,020 0.6% Proof
2005  236,212,000 0.07 0.11 0.18 0.20 0.21 22%
2005  51,700 0.2% BU
2005  40,500 0.5% Proof
2006  317,697,000 0.14 0.15 0.13 0.20 1.76 0.43 26%
2006  100,109 0.2% BU
2006  37,689 0.6% Proof
2007  246,720,000 0.08 0.13 0.23 0.94 0.41 21%
2007  91,878 0.15% BU
2007  38,215 1.08 0.7% Proof
2008  92,880,000 0.07 0.12 0.23 1.08 14%
2008  79,100 1.51 0.4% BU
2008  36,330 0.17% Proof

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