Elizabeth II (1952 -), gold proof Fifty-Pence, 2006, struck in 22 carat gold for the 150th Anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross, crowned bust right, IRB below truncation for designer Ian Rank-Broadley, Latin legend surrounding, ELIZABETH. II. D. G REG. F. D. 2006, rev. design by Claire Aldridge, a depiction of the obverse and reverse of a Victoria Cross with the date '29 JAN 1856', 'VC FIFTY PENCE' to the right, 15.5g (S.4617). As struck, brilliant mint state, in original Royal Mint box and with certificate of authenticity.