Elizabeth II, 2009 Gold Proof "Women's Suffrage" Piedfort Fifty Pence NGC PF69 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 2009 Gold Proof "Women's Suffrage" Piedfort Fifty Pence.
31g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 28.39g of 24ct/pure gold). Celebrating the centenary of the Women's Social and Political Union. Obverse: ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2009 (Elizabeth II 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: Standing figure of a suffragette chained to railings and holding a banner, to the right a ballot paper reading GIVE/WOMEN/THE/VOTE, MMD monogram to right for designer Mary Milner-Dickens. Mint State/Proof FDC. .
First issued in 1998, this coin was reissued in 2009 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the fifty pence. The piedfort coins of this series were each limited to a mintage of only 40 coins.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF69 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 6381893-014.
References: S. H12.