Dec 9, 2009
Dec 9, 2009

Half Pound: Elizabeth II (obverse); Springbok (reverse)

Half Pound: Elizabeth II (obverse); Springbok (reverse)


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Mary Gaskell Gillick

(1881–1965, London, England)


Diameter: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Weight: 4.05 g (0.14 oz.)

The Norweb Collection 1969.225


Did you know?

The springbok is a medium-sized antelope found mainly in southern and southwestern Africa.


Mary Gaskell Gillick was a sculptor best known for designing the effigy of Elizabeth II that was used on coinage in the United Kingdom from 1953 to 1970. Her design was notable for portraying the queen uncrowned. This coin was struck at the mint in South Africa.

See also
MED - Numismatics
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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