Elizabeth II - 5 Pence 2008 - UK

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)
Composition: Copper-Nickel 
Weight: 3.25 g
Diameter: 18 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Grade: AU
Mintage: 92,880,000
Orientation: Medal alignment ↑↑
Shape: Round
References: KM# 988, Sp# D5

Obverse:
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH·II·D·G REG·F·D·2008
IRB

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

Reverse:
The Badge of Scotland, a thistle royally crowned, with legend above and denomination below.

Lettering:
FIVE PENCE
5

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Edge:
Milled

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