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Auction LIII  14 Jan 2021
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Lot 3200

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Starting Price: 2000 USD
Price realized: 5000 USD

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Elizabeth II (1952 -), Gold proof Crown of Five Pounds, 2002. Struck in 22 carat gold, to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, new portrait of the Queen facing right with 'FIVE POUNDS', rev. Equestrian portrait of the Queen with the inscription 'ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REGINA FID DEF' around the circumference and 'AMOR POPULI PRASSIDIUM REG' within and '2002' below separated by the central element of the Royal Arms, both obverse and reverse designed by Ian Rank-Broadley, weight 39.94g, with original box and certificate (S. L10). As struck, has been slabbed and graded by NGC as PF70 ULTRA CAMEO. Estimated Value $2,500
NGC Certification 5880650-017. Mintage 3,500 pieces. The Latin legend translates as "Queen Elizabeth the second, by the grace of God, Defender of the Faith" with the inner legend as "The Love of the People is the Queen's protection." Perhaps Inspired by the equestrian crowns of Charles I.
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