Elizabeth II, 2008 Gold Proof "Forth Rail Bridge" One Pound NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 2008 Gold Proof "Forth Rail Bridge" One Pound.
19.62g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 17.99 of 24ct/pure gold). Regional bridge series. Obverse: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2008 (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith). Fourth portrait of Elizabeth II, crowned with the 'girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara', IRB below truncation for designer Ian Rank-Broadley. Reverse: ONE POUND, The Forth Railway Bridge inside a border of railway tracks, EE on centre support for designer Edwina Ellis. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF70 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 6135585-014.
References: S. J18, KM #1048b.
Struck in 2004 and 2008, these 2008 gold proof issues were limited to a production of only 150 coins.