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The obverse portrait of the Queen by Raphael Maklouf was used on all UK circulated coinage from 1985 to 1997 and was the third portrait of the Queen used on coinage.

The reverse design shows the three English lions, part of the heraldic series by Norman Sillman.

The edge inscription ‘DECUS ET TUTAMEN’ is Latin for ‘An ornament and safeguard’

1997 English Three Lions

  • 57,117,450

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