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Coin: Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only)
Description

Part of a set struck to commemorate the King's coronation in 1911.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value5 (x Pound) TypeFive Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Year1911 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Mintage2,812 (2812)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 2,812 (2812)
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)36 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)39.9403
Obverse

Bare head of King George V facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (for Bertram Mackennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:

Obverse inscription GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
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. (for Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1911.

Reverse inscription

1911

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Photos
Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Photo Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Photo Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Photo Great Britain 1911 5 pounds
Great Britain 1911 5 pounds
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Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Photo Great Britain 1911 5 pounds
Great Britain 1911 5 pounds
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Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGreat Britain 260
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 822
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3994
Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
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Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Some useful external links
http://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/73982 Great Britain 1911 5 pounds - CoinFactsWiki
American Numismatic Society: Gold 5 pound, London (England)
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List of all (11) coins of type: United Kingdom / Five Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Five Pounds 1820 (Pattern) Five Pounds 1826 (Proof only) Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern) Five Pounds 1839 (Proof only) Five Pounds 1887 Five Pounds 1893
Five Pounds 1902 Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only) Five Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) Five Pounds 1937 (Proof only) Five Pounds 1953 (not released)