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Guernsey
« on: January 28, 2017, 03:31:10 PM »
In 2006 a series of fantasy pieces with a fake denomination of 2 pounds was issued for Guernsey which depict some of the members of the British Royal houses. The issuance of these pieces has never been authorized by the Government of Guernsey and so these pieces are illegal. On the obverse of the pieces a small effigy can be seen that resembles the fourth portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley as well as a portrait of each king and queen. On the reverse the seal of the particular king or queen can be seen.

The series consists of the following pieces:

The Kings of England (House of Wessex):

Edward the Confessor
Harold II

House of Plantagenet:

Henry II
Richard I
John
Henry III
Edward I
Edward II
Edward III
Richard II

House of Stuart:

James I
Charles I
Charles II
James II
William III
Mary II
Anne

House of Hanover:

George I
George II
George III
George IV
William IV
Victoria

House of Windsor:

Edward VII
George V
Edward VIII
George VI

House of Tudor:

Henry VII
Henry VIII
Edward VI
Lady Jane Grey
Mary I
Elizabeth I

House of York:

Edward IV
Edward V
Richard III

House of Lancaster:

Henry IV
Henry V
Henry VI

House of Normandy:

William I
William II
Henry I
Stephen
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