1996 Queen Elizabeth II 70th Birthday Silver Proof Crown
Sterling Silver .925
Weight: 28.28 g
Diameter: 38.61 millimeters
The reverse has the Queen’s personal flag, the Royal Standard, the Union Flag, two pennants bearing dates ‘1926’ and ‘1996’, all against a backdrop of Windsor Castle. Around the edge is ‘VIVAT REGINA ELIZABETHA’, designed by Avril Vaughan.
The obverse design is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with the denomination five pounds designed by Raphael Maklouf.