Five Pounds coin 1999 - turn of the century 1999-2000 - Anno Domini

Coin souvenir's that were in the back of a drawer. Thought I would share them.

 

This special £5 coin was made in 1999, before the turn of the century (from the 20th to 21st centuries / 1999 - 2000).

 

One one side it marks GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) with the line going through Greenwich.

 

Five Pounds (British Coin)

 

1999: Millennium.

 

Obverse: Rank-Broadley head. ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 1999.

Reverse: Clock face showing time as midnight. Map of Great Britain and Ireland, arranged so that Greenwich is at the centre of the clock; ANNO DOMINI below, 1999 2000 FIVE POUNDS around.

Reverse designer: Jeffery Matthews

Inscription: WHAT'S PAST IS PROLOGUE (a quote from Shakespeare)

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Taken on October 17, 2010