Monday, March 3, 2008

2007: Millennium Bridge, Newcastle/Gateshead (England)

Obverse: Rank-Broadley head, inscription ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2007, starting below, IRB directly under the bust. Encircled by dots.
Reverse: A representation of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge with a border of struts, designed by Edwina Ellis, ONE POUND below. Encircled by a truss.
Edge: Two overlapping lines, one curved and one angular.
Composition: Nickel-Brass 70%copper, 5.5%nickel, 24.5% zinc
Diameter: 22.5 mm
Weight: 9.5 grms