Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom
CoinFive Pounds 1911 (Proof only)

Part of a set struck to commemorate the King's coronation in 1911.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage2,812
Obverse
United Kingdom / Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only) - obverse photo

Bare head of King George V facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (for Bertram Mackennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:

Obverse Inscription GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Reverse
United Kingdom / Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only) - reverse photo

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. (for Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1911.

Reverse Inscription 1911
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Five Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeFive Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Issued1911
MonarchKing George V
EffigyPortrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head)
Face Value5 (x Pound)
Mintage2,812
CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)36
Mass (g)39.9403
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