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The obverse of the 1984 coin shows the Arnold Machin portrait of The Queen which was adopted for decimalisation, and was used on nearly all UK coinage from 1968 to 1984.
The obverse on the remaining three coins feature an effigy of The Queen by the sculptor Raphael Maklouf.
The reverse of the coins represent England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The 1984 pound shows a Scottish thistle, 1985 shows a Leek to represent Wales, 1986 honours Northern Ireland with a flax plant, and finally 1987 shows an oak tree to represent England, all these plants are encircled by the Royal Diadem (crown),
The reverse designs are by renowned silversmith Leslie Durbin, CBE.
The edge is not only milled but also inscribed with a motto or inscription.
Order of the Thistle. This inscription in Latin reads:-
NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT
Which may be translated as "No-one provokes me with impunity".
The inscription in Welsh reads:-
PLEIDIOL, WYF I'M GWLAD
Which means "True am I to my country".
1986 & 1987
The inscription in Latin reads:-
DECUS ET TUTAMEN
Which may be translated as "an ornament and a safeguard". This inscription dates back to the first machine-struck coins minted in 1662 and was a device to prevent "clipping", and was used on the first pound coin in 1983.
|Alloy||Sterling Silver .925|
|AMW||.2825 (troy oz)|
|Version||Grade||Qty Issued||Available||Price £||Price $|
|Silver Proof Set||FDC||Yes||£85||$140|
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