Home / Coins by Country / Coins from United Kingdom / Five Pounds Gold 1981

Detailed information about Coin: Five Pounds Gold 1981 from United Kingdom

Coin: Five Pounds Gold 1981
Description

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

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value5 (x Pound) TypeFive Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Year1981 CurrentYes
Mintage5,400 (5400)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 5,400 (5400)
Material0.9167 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, 1981.

Reverse inscription

1981

Edge Edge inscription

Five Pounds Gold 1981: Photos
Five Pounds Gold 1981: Photo Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
source
Five Pounds Gold 1981: Photo Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
source
Five Pounds Gold 1981: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 924
Five Pounds Gold 1981: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
For Sale ads by our members
It seems none of our members is selling this coin now. If you have one to sell, sign up and advertise it for free.
Five Pounds Gold 1981: Some useful external links
Great Britain 1981 5 pounds - CoinFactsWiki
Advertising
The biggest New Zealand numismatic event of 2017 – the Numismatic Society of Auckland and Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand DECIMAL 50 conference
The biggest New Zealand numismatic event of 2017 – the Numismatic Society of Auckland and Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand DECIMAL 50 conference
List of all (20) coins of type: United Kingdom / Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Five Pounds Gold 1980 Five Pounds Gold 1981 Five Pounds Gold 1982 Five Pounds Gold 1984 Five Pounds Gold 1985 Five Pounds Gold 1986
Five Pounds Gold 1987 Five Pounds Gold 1988 Five Pounds Gold 1989 500th Anniversary Five Pounds Gold 1990 Five Pounds Gold 1991 Five Pounds Gold 1992
Five Pounds Gold 1993 Five Pounds Gold 1994 Five Pounds Gold 1995 Five Pounds Gold 1996 Five Pounds Gold 1997 Five Pounds Gold 1998
Five Pounds Gold 1999 Five Pounds Gold 2000