In 2006, Gibraltar issued a £10 gold proof coin to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II's 80th Birthday.
Weighing 5 troy ounces and struck in 24 carat fineness, only 80 coins were minted.
Elizabeth II celebrated her 80th birthday in 2006. The Queen is Britain's longest reigning monarch and is much admired and loved by her subjects.
Gibraltar is a crown dependency, this coin is classed as being exempt from Capital Gains Tax and would be suitable for investors and collectors alike.
The obverse features a portrait of Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf with the inscription ELIZABETH II GIBRALTAR 2006.
The reverse bears an engraving showing four portraits of Elizabeth II, as a toddler, a young woman, a mother and a mature queen. The reverse features an inscription 80 GLORIOUS YEARS TEN POUNDS.
|Alloy||24 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||5 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Raphael Maklouf|