Country: United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type: Standard Circulation coin
Years: 2008 (1998-2008)
Value: 5 Pence (0.05 GBP)
Currency: Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Weight: 3.25 g
Diameter: 18 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Orientation: Medal alignment ↑↑
References: KM# 988, Sp# D5
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley
The Badge of Scotland, a thistle royally crowned, with legend above and denomination below.
Engraver: Christopher Ironside