|Legend||ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · FID · DEF · [year] ·|
|Full text||ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FIDEI DEFENSATRIX [year]|
Translated from Latin: Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith, followed by the year.
This legend is displayed on British coinage issued during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
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.
|Two Pounds 2009 Burns||3,513,993||Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Two Pounds 2010 Florence Nightingale||6,279,004||Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Two Pounds 2011 Mary Rose||1,121,987||Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley|