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.
1998 EU Membership 25th Anniv. UK 50 Pence Gold Coin
|Alloy||22 Carat Gold|
|Reverse Designer||John Mills|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Pure Metal Type||Gold|