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2002 - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Golden Jubilee

On 6th February 1952, the 25-year old Princess Elizabeth unexpectedly became Queen, yet at this relatively young age she was well prepared for the serious task ahead.

Designed by Marcel Canioni, this coin features the hilt of the Sword of State with the Royal Standard, representing the Queens` position of Head of State.

The second coin in this series, designed by Robert Lowe, features police and guardsmen representing the celebratory procession down the Mall.

The obverse of the coins feature the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf.

Both of these designs are currently available in £5 Cupro Nickel.