Detailed information about Coin: Five Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) from United Kingdom
None were released to the public.
|Country||United Kingdom||Currency||Pound Sterling (pre-decimal)|
|Face value||5 (x Pound)||Type||Five Pounds (Pre-decimal)|
|Year||1937||Current||No (demonetised 1971)|
|Material||0.917 Gold||Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Monarch||King Edward VIII||Effigy||Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||36||Thickness (mm)|
Bare head of King Edward VIII left, below the neck truncation in small letters the designer's initials HP (for Thomas Humphrey Paget). Around, EDWARDVS VIII D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
|Obverse inscription||EDWARDVS VIII D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:|
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, 1937.
Not listed in Krause.
|Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom||4063 (Proof set)|
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