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Coin type: Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Description

Gold five pound bullion coins are also known as "quintuple sovereigns", being of exactly the same design as the traditional British sovereign coin, but having five times their mass and gold content. In keeping with tradition, their denomination and value is not stated on the coin - that is, they are identical to the double sovereign, the sovereign and the fractional sovereign in all but size.

Composition: 0.917 gold (1.1699 oz AGW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value5 (x Pound)
Years produced1980 - ? CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)36.0200 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)39.9400
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend in Latin.

Obverse inscriptionLegend of the ruling British monarch
Reverse

St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below the horse, the fallen dragon with lance in its side. Below the exergue line at right are the artist's initials B.P. (for Benedetto Pistrucci). In exergue, the date: [year].

Reverse inscription[year]
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold): Photos

Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
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United Kingdom 5 Pounds 2002 Gold
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Great Britain 1981 5 pounds
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (Second portrait, 1980 - 1984).
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United Kingdom 5 Pounds 1991 Gold
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (Third portrait, 1985 - 1997).
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United Kingdom 5 Pounds 2010 Gold
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II, Fourth Portrait (1998 - 2015).
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United Kingdom 5 Pounds 2015 Gold
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth, Fifth Portrait (2015 - ).
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List of 39 coins of type: Five Pounds (Decimal, Gold) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Pounds Gold 1980 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1981 5,400 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1982 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1984 16,009 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Five Pounds Gold 1985 19,756 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1986 7,723 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1987 5,694 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1988 3,315 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1989 500th Anniversary 10,694 Queen Elizabeth II Seated on Throne, by Bernard Sindall ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1990 2,947 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1991 2,312 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1992 1,962 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1993 1,984 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1994 1,918 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1995 1,718 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1996 1,643 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1997 1,662 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Five Pounds Gold 1998 1,614 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 1999 1,961 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2000 11,994 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2001 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2002 Golden Jubilee 4,284 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2003 2,862 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2004 2,749 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2005 3,097 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2006 2,481 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2007 2,518 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2008 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2009 2,750 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2010 2,461 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2011 1,685 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2012 Diamond Jubilee 1,452 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2013 650 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2014 1,050 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2015 Fourth Portrait 1,116 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA REGINA · FID · DEF
Five Pounds Gold 2015 Fifth Portrait 598 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF ·
Five Pounds Gold 2016 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF ·
Five Pounds Gold 2017 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF · 2017 ·
Five Pounds Gold 2018 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Jody Clark (Fifth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REGINA · FID · DEF ·
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