Elizabeth II, gold proof Fifty-Pence, 1998, for the 25th Anniversary of the UK's membership of the European Union and Presidency of the Council of Ministers.

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned bust of Her Majesty The Queen facing right, with the mark 'IRB' below for designer Ian Rank Broadley. The Latin legend surrounding shows ELIZABETH II D. G. REG. F. D. 1998,

The reverse of the coin depicts a celebratory pattern of twelve stars reflecting the European flag with the dates 1973 and 1998 and the letters E U and a  value of 50 PENCE.

Specification

1998 EU Membership 25th Anniv. UK 50 Pence Gold Coin

Specification Value
Denomination 50p
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Weight 15.50 g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer John Mills
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Quality Proof
Year 1998
Pure Metal Type Gold
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