Years of issue:

2006

Coin Information:

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on 21st April 1926. She served as an officer in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during World War II and married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten in 1947 before succeeding her father as Queen Elizabeth II in 1952. Her four children are Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. To celebrate the Queen's 80th birthday, the Royal Mint issued this commemorative £5 coin in 2006. The reverse design by Danuta Solowiej-Wedderburn features three trumpeters with trumpet banners accompanied by the inscription Vivat Regina and the anniversary dates.
Edge Inscription: DUTY SERVICE FAITH

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