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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2017, 10:28:19 AM »
Le Hocq tower ended up on the penny, but here it is on a 5p and a 10p.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2017, 10:33:55 AM »
Here is Seymour Tower on the 10p. It ended up on the issued 5p coin.
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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2017, 10:38:07 AM »
This 50p design shows Elizabeth Castle from a distance.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2017, 10:39:38 AM »
This 50p design shows Mont Orgueil Castle, located in Gorey.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2017, 10:42:26 AM »


Jersey 50 pence.



Finally, a sketch of the issued 50p coin.  Jersey is well worth a visit, as you can see from these landmarks. Guernsey is just as fascinating, and also smaller but prettier, IMO.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #20 on: September 27, 2018, 10:33:11 AM »


Also of interest is this sketch of an unadopted design for the 1981 Battle of Jersey pound coin.

See: Jersey: pound coin 1981.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2018, 10:44:21 AM »


A vignette that I forgot to add last year.





Jersey 5p sketch - not adopted - a German observation post.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2018, 10:47:54 AM »


A vignette that I forgot to add last year.





Here is a sketch of the actual issued 2p design, showing L'Hermitage.





Two pence.  L'Hermitage.  Saint Helier is said to have settled in Jersey, on the small islet where the Hermitage Chapel now stands.

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« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2018, 10:51:02 AM »


A vignette that I forgot to add last year.





The issued 10 pence coin.  The Dolmen at Faldouet, St. Martin.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2018, 07:41:28 PM »
Great research. Splendid thread. Thank you.

It is probably my bad eyesight, but I am having trouble with the perspective of the design on the 10p. Beaucoup less so with the variant with the jug in the foreground. The large horizontal rock seems to float in the air midway to the foreground. Worse, my brain insists that the rock is actually a chopped-off outstretched hand.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2018, 08:03:54 PM »








Perhaps the perspective, as seen on the coin design, isn't great. But then the structure itself isn't perfect. Who knows, the builder might even have been sacked for incompetence - but we'll never know.  :(

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Re: Jersey: architecture designs
« Reply #26 on: October 10, 2018, 12:06:43 PM »