The Royal Mint celebrated the 90th birthday of the Queen Mother in 1990 with the special proof issue of a gold crown coin. This 5 Pound sterling gold coin was issued with proof visuals and featured 22-karat gold content. Today, you have the opportunity to buy 1990 5 Pound Proof British Queen Mother Birth Gold Coins online from Provident Metals in near-perfect condition.
Born Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, the woman known affectionately as the Queen Mother was the wife to King George VI of England and the mother to Englands reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Following her husbands death, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon adopted the title Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
On the obverse side of 1990 5 Pound Proof British Queen Mother Birth Gold Coins is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is shown here in the 1985 depiction from Raphael Maklouf. This effigy is widely considered a timeless depiction of the Queen in right-profile relief wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. The inscriptions on this side ELIZABETH II, DEI GRATIA REGINA FD, and FIVE POUNDS.
The reverse of the 1990 Proof British Queen Mother Birth Gold Coin features monogrammed initials honoring Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. This design offers two Es, one forward and one backward, at the center of the design. This is topped by the Imperial Crown and flanked by the Scottish thistle and the English rose. The inscriptions read QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER, 1900, and 1990.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother saw the monarchy through the turmoil of The Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War. She lived from 1990 until her death in 2002. In 1990, the Royal Mint issued these coins in honor of her 90th birthday with a limited mintage of 2,500 coins.
1990 5 Pound Proof British Queen Mother Birth Gold Coins are available here in near-perfect condition. PF69 coins have full, original mint luster with no more than two minor flaws. Acceptable flaws at this grade are limited to minuscule contact marks or hairlines located outside the primary focal points. Ultra-cameo proofs are those with strong, frosted designs and deeply-mirrored, clear fields.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Producer||The Royal Mint|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Designer (Reverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Packaging||NGC Plastic Slab|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Product Series||Queen Mother Birth|
|Packaging Dimensions||3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4|
|Metal Content||1.1775 Troy Ounces|