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Proof Coin - 5 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1494

Summary:
Gold proof coin; Denomination: 5 Pounds
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)

Part of a set struck to commemorate the King's coronation in 1911
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 37 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 39.923 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: 1945
Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: proof
DateEra: 1911 AD
Denomination: 5 Pounds
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Reverse Description: St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below horse, fallen dragon with lance in its side; below exergue line at right the artist's initials B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1911
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: King George V, England, Great Britain, 1911
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: Benedetto Pistrucci - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3994 Pages

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