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Coin: Five Pounds Gold 1980
Description

Gold bullion coin (not intended for general circulation). Proof only.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value5 (x Pound) TypeFive Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Year1980 CurrentYes
Mintage10,000 (10000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 10,000 (10000) No mint mark
Material0.917 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)39.9400
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (by Arnold Machin). Around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
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, 1980.

Reverse inscription

1980

Edge Edge inscription

Five Pounds Gold 1980: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 924
Five Pounds Gold 1980: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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