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Coin: Five Pounds 1953 (not released)

None were released to the public.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value5 (x Pound) TypeFive Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Year1953 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint unknown No mint mark
Material0.917 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)36 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)39.9403

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (by Mary Gillick). Around, ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: +

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: +

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, 1953.

Reverse inscription


Edge Edge inscription


Five Pounds 1953 (not released): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGreat Britain 268
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# Pn138
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4120
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List of all (11) coins of type: United Kingdom / Five Pounds (Pre-decimal)
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