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Coin: Two Pounds Gold 1988
Description

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

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value2 (x Pound) TypeTwo Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Year1988 CurrentYes
Mintage15,000 (15000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 15,000 (15000)
Material0.917 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.9200
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls ("Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · 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, 1988.

Reverse inscription

1988

Edge Edge inscription

Two Pounds Gold 1988: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 944
Two Pounds Gold 1988: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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