Two Pounds 1953 (not released), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Pounds 1953 (not released), Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971)
CoinTwo Pounds 1953 (not released)

None were released to the public.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
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Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (by Mary Gillick). Around, ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: +

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA 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, 1953.

Reverse Inscription 1953
EdgeEdge InscriptionNone
All (13) coins of type: Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal)
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Two Pounds 1953 (not released): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeDouble Sovereign (Pre-decimal)
Issued1953
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick
Face Value2 (x Pound)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1971
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Mass15.976 g
OCC IDKLBR-PERR-CVZY-EMNY
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