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Coin type: Five Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value5 (x Pound)
Years produced1820 - 1937 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.9167 Gold Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)36 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)39.9403
Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Obverse inscription
Reverse

Reverse inscription
Edge Edge inscription
Five Pounds (Pre-decimal): Photos

Coin - 5 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1839
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
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Notes: St George (1887 - 1911).
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Coin - 5 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1839
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Pattern Coin - 5 Pounds, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1893
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, New South Wales, Australia, 1902
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George VI, Great Britain, 1937
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Notes: King George VI (1937).
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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Notes: King George V (1911).
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List of 11 coins of type: Five Pounds (Pre-decimal) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Pounds 1820 (Pattern) unknown King George III Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate Head) GEORGIUS III D: G: BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: 1820
Five Pounds 1826 (Proof only) 150 King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA
Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern) unknown King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Five Pounds 1839 (Proof only) 400 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIARUM REGINA F: D:
Five Pounds 1887 54,641 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Five Pounds 1893 21,178 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Five Pounds 1902 42,977 King Edward VII Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only) 2,812 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Five Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown King Edward VIII Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget EDWARDVS VIII D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Five Pounds 1937 (Proof only) 5,501 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Five Pounds 1953 (not released) unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: +
Five Pounds (Pre-decimal): Some useful external links
Wikipedia: Five pounds (British gold coin)