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Queen Elizabeth II 1966 Profile die proof, De La Rue

SKU: AAA196600003

£375.00

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1966 PROFILE DIE PROOF, DE LA RUE
Unadopted die proof of Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Kokoshnik tiara in reddish brown on wove paper, measuring circa 34 x 44 mm, inscribed '1st proof' in blue biro. Probably unique thus. Ex De La Rue archives. A little grubby otherwise generally fine.

 

Note: engraved by Edward Dawson from a photograph taken on 5 May 1961 during the Queen's visit to the Vatican. Although the die was unadopted, the profile appears on the Turks & Caicos 1966 Ties with Great Britain issue printed photogravure by De La Rue and the St Vincent 1967 Methodist Church Anniversary issue printed photogravure by Harrison

Country: Omnibus

Reign: Queen Elizabeth II

Issued: 1966

Variety: proof

Theme: royalty

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