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Coin: Sovereign 2016 90th Birthday Portrait
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value1 (x Pound) TypeSovereign (Decimal, St George)
Year2016 CurrentYes
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark unknown
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by James Butler
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22.0500 Thickness (mm)1.5200
Mass (g)7.9800
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (90th Birthday Portrait). In tiny letters left of head the artist's initials JB (for James Butler). Around, ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF
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, 2016.

Reverse inscription2016
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
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