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Christine Ellingham: unadopted coin designs

Started by <k>, June 30, 2021, 11:55:06 AM

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My thanks to retired artist and coin designer Christine Ellingham, who sent me some of her old sketches for intended coin designs.
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50th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II.
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50th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II.
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Left: the coronation of George VI and Elizabeth, later known as the Queen Mother.

Right: 50th anniversary of the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
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Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>

Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>

Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>

Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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These designs were meant for coins.






Instead, the Westminster Collection used one of the designs on a medal.

It commemorated the Queen's Golden Jubilee.
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Guernsey, 5 pounds, 2000.






Christine's designs for the 100th birthday of the Queen Mother in the year 2000.

The design on the left was adopted. The other design was not.
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Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.