|Added by||Bruce Weese|
|In personal collections||9|
|General Description||In 1952 news of the death of King George VI reached Princess Elizabeth while she was visiting Kenya and she at once flew back to England. The accension council met at St. Jame's Palace on the morning of February 8, 1952 and heard the new Queen pledge to continue her father's work.
Fifty years later the Queen is celebrating her Golden Jubilee and the occasion has been marked by the issue of this special commemorative crown piece. In harmony with the crowns struck for her Coronation and her Silver Jubilee a splendid equestrian portrait features the reverse, while the obverse bears a mature, reflective portrait of the Queen.
|Obv. Description||A mature reflective portrait of HRM Queen Elizabeth II and denomination below.|
|Rev. Description||A new equestrian portrait of the Queen in relation to the portraits used before on her Coronation Crown and her Silver Jubilee Crown. The words around say Elizabeth II Dei Gra Regina Fid Def -- Amor Populi Præsidium Reg. Date on the bottom with decade separated from year by a crest.|
|Mint||England - British Royal Mint|
*what it means?
|UNC $15.00 BU $18.00|