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Coin type: Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Description

Composition: 0.917 gold (1.1699 oz AGW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value5 (x Pound)
Years produced1980 - ? CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)39.9400
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend in Latin.

Obverse inscription

Reverse

St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below horse, fallen dragon with lance in its side; below exergue line at right the artist's initials B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, the date.

Reverse inscription

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Edge Edge inscription

Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold): Photos

Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
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Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
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List of 20 coins of type: Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Pounds Gold 1980 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1981 5,400 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1982 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1984 33,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1985 27,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1986 7,723 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1987 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1988 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1989 500th Anniversary 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II Seated on Throne, by Bernard Sindall
Five Pounds Gold 1990 3,726 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1991 2,476 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1992 2,047 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1993 906 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1994 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1995 2,250 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1996 901 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1997 802 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1998 825 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 1999 970 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2000 10,994 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF