|Added by||Alain Martineau|
|In personal collections||47|
|General Description||Following the death of the great man, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), a commemorative crown was issued in his honour and memory.
The 1965 issue carried the image of Winston Churchill on the reverse, the first time a non-monarch or commoner was ever placed on a British coin.
Note no denomination on the coin.
The last five shilling piece was ever minted.
|Obv. Description||The first (young) portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II facing right over the date surrounded by legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D|
|Rev. Description||A sombre-looking portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, in a siren suit facing right, inscription CHURCHILL|
|Catalog code||KM# 910|
|Mint||England - British Royal Mint (Llantrisant)|
|Designer||ob: Mary Gillick re: Oscar Neman|
*what it means?
|XF $1.00 UNC $3.00 BU $4.00|