Proof 4 Doubles, Issued by, Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1956
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

A copy of the seal of the Baliwick of Guernsey granted by Edward I, a shield with three lions; around, S'BALLIVIE INSVLE DE GERNEREVE

Reverse Description

One floret of the Guernsey lilly; around above, GUERNSEY; around below, 1956 / FOUR DOUBLES; artist's initials, P.V., to left of stem

Edge Description



Prior to this year all coins for the Government of Guernsey had been struck at private mints in Birmingham

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