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Coin: Half Sovereign 2005
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1/2 (x Pound) TypeHalf Sovereign (Decimal, St George with sword)
Year2005 CurrentYes
Mintage35,310 (35310)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 35,310 (35310) No mint mark
Material0.917 Gold DesignerTimothy Noad
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.3000 Thickness (mm)0.9900
Mass (g)3.9940
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right. In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Reverse

A modern interpretation of St George and the dragon.

Reverse inscription

2005

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Half Sovereign 2005: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof 5,011 (included in main number)
Half Sovereign 2005: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 1064
Half Sovereign 2005: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Mint Design link
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Half Sovereign 1993 (Proof only) Half Sovereign 1994 (Proof only) Half Sovereign 1995 (Proof only) Half Sovereign 1996 (Proof only) Half Sovereign 1997 (Proof only) Half Sovereign 1998 (Proof only)
Half Sovereign 1999 (Proof only) Half Sovereign 2000 Half Sovereign 2001 Half Sovereign 2002 Half Sovereign 2003 Half Sovereign 2004
Half Sovereign 2005 Half Sovereign 2006 Half Sovereign 2007 Half Sovereign 2008 Half Sovereign 2009 Half Sovereign 2010
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