Information about legend: ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D

ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D (1985 - 2007)
LegendELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Full textELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FIDEI DEFENSATRIX (or ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FIDEI DEFENSOR)
Translation

Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith.

This legend was displayed on British bullion coinage (various denominations of the sovereign type) between 1985 and 1999 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and carrying her "Third portrait" by Raphael Maklouf, and on a commemorative crown-sized five pounds in 2007.

By long-standing tradition, the legends of ruling British monarchs are rendered in Latin. On coinage, these are abbreviated because of the limited space available. Below, you can find a list of the individual coins that had it on their obverse.

ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D - United Kingdom - (46) Coins
Coin NameMintageEffigy
Double Sovereign 1985 (Proof only) 5,849 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1985 19,756 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1985 (Proof only) 9,951 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1985 (Proof only) 11,393 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1986 7,723 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1986 (Proof only) 4,575 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1986 (Proof only) 5,079 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1987 (Proof only) 1,801 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1987 5,694 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1987 (Proof only) 8,187 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1987 (Proof only) 9,979 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1988 (Proof only) 1,551 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1988 3,315 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1988 (Proof only) 7,074 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1988 (Proof only) 7,670 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1990 (Proof only) 716 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1990 2,947 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1990 (Proof only) 4,231 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1990 (Proof only) 4,767 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1991 (Proof only) 620 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1991 2,312 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1991 (Proof only) 3,588 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1991 (Proof only) 4,713 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1992 (Proof only) 476 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1992 1,962 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1992 (Proof only) 3,783 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1992 (Proof only) 4,772 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1993 (Proof only) 414 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1993 1,984 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1993 (Proof only) 2,910 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1993 (Proof only) 4,349 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Double Sovereign 1996 (Proof only) 742 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1994 1,918 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1994 (Proof only) 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1994 (Proof only) 4,998 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1995 1,718 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1995 (Proof only) 4,900 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1995 (Proof only) 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1996 1,643 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1996 (Proof only) 5,730 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1996 (Proof only) 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Sovereigns 1997 1,662 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Half Sovereign 1997 (Proof only) 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Sovereign 1997 (Proof only) 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Five Pounds 2007 Diamond Wedding 329,632
Five Pounds 2015 Longest Reigning Monarch 48,848 Portrait by James Butler
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Legend: Details
Year From1985
Year To2007
CountryUnited Kingdom
PersonQueen Elizabeth II
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