List of people on coins of the United Kingdom

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This is a list of people who have appeared on coins of the United Kingdom. The reigning monarch appears on the obverse of all coins, thus most of these listed were on the reverse. Names and titles listed are those of the person when the coin was struck, or on their death, whichever was first. The list does not include the national effigy Britannia who has featured on many circulated, commemorative and bullion coins.

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  • Charles Darwin: (1809–1882)
    • 2009: Two pound coin marking 200 years since his birth.[9]

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  • Prince Phillip (born 1921)
    • 1997: Five pound coin marking 50 years since his marriage to Queen Elizabeth II (featured on obverse).[15]
    • 2007: Five pound coin marking 60 years since his marriage to Queen Elizabeth II (featured on obverse) [16]
    • 2011: Five pound coin marking his 90th birthday.[13]

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  • Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
    • 2001: Five pound coin marking 100 years since her death.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fifty Pence Coin". The Royal Mint. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Two Pound Coin". The Royal Mint. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "WW1 nurse Edith Cavell to feature on new £5 coin". BBC News. 5 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "25 New Pence (1981) Wedding of Charles and Diana". World Coin Gallery. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Webster, Daniel (13 June 1998). "New coins feature Queen Elizabeth's face". The Free Lance-Star. 
  6. ^ a b Bellavin, Lisa (21 January 2008). "British Royal Mint Announces New Commemoratives". NumisMaster. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  7. ^ Charlton, J. E. (19 November 1965). "Coin Corner". The Calgary Herald. 
  8. ^ "Crown (1965) Winston Churchill". World Coin Gallery. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  9. ^ "British Royal Mint Issues 2009 UK Charles Darwin £2 Coins". Coin News. 13 February 2009. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  10. ^ "Britain launches Diana coin". Bangor Daily News. 6 January 1999. 
  11. ^ "25 New Pence (1980) Birthday of Queen Mother". World Coin Gallery. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Coin celebrates Queen Mother's 100th birthday". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. 11 January 2000. 
  13. ^ a b c d e "Five Pound Coin". The Royal Mint. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Saint George the Dragon Slayer". The Royal Mint. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "5 Pounds (1997) Golden Wedding Ann.". World Coin Gallery. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "2007 UK £5 Gold Proof Diamond Wedding". Goldprice. 4 April 2007. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 

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