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Title: Two pounds
Date: 1986
Object Name: coin
Classification: European
Credit Line: Collection of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary Gift of Bob and Audrey Etherington
Culture(s):
British
Mint: Europe, England, Great Britain
Technique: milled
Medium: Nickel, electroplated with bronze
Dimensions: Coin: 28 mm, 12 O'Clock, 15.85 g (1 1/8 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.56 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Female bust right crowned, Queen Elizabeth II
Subject/Image: Reverse: Thistle over saltire (St. Andrew's) cross
Inscription: Reverse: 1986 NS [Edge inscription: XIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES SCOTLAND 1986.]
Inscription: Obverse: ELIZABETH II DEI. GRATIA. REGINA. F. D. TWO POUNDS
Description: Bust of Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing wearing crown, necklace and earrings. Artist's initials on truncation. Inscription left and right around. Denomination below. Dentile border./ Thistle on St. Andrew's Cross, 1986 above, artist's initials NS either side of base of thistle
Accession Number: NG.U.2010.1.14