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Guernsey

 

1 Pound, (1969-75)

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Front: Guernsey State seal

Back: Castle Cornet

Castle Cornet is Guernsey's ancient harbour fortress, which was isolated upon a rocky islet, until the construction of a breakwater and bridge in the 19th century. It has been a museum since 1947.

 

Castle Cornet

Castle Cornet

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1 Pound, (1980-89)

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Front: Guernsey State seal; the Market, St. Peter Port 1822

Back: Royal Court, St. Peter Port 1840; Daniel de Lisle Brock (1762-1842), bailiff of Guernsey 1821-1842

 

5 Pounds, 2000
Commemorates the new Millennium

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Front: Town Church, St. Peter Port; Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1992, age 66

Back: Fort Grey; Les Hanois Lighthouse 1862

 

Town Church

Town Church

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Fort Grey

Fort Grey

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20 Pounds, 2012
Commemorates Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee

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Front: St. James Concert Hall; Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1992, age 66

Back: Saint Sampson's church

Saint Sampson's church is one of the parishes of Guernsey. It claims to be the oldest of Guernsey's parish churches, standing on the coast where Samson of Dol arrived from Brittany in the sixth century, intending to convert Islanders to Christianity.

Courtesy ybnotes

 

St. James Concert Hall

St. James Concert Hall

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St. Sampson's church

St. Sampson's church

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1 Pound, (2013)
Commemorates 200th Anniversary of
Thomas de la Rue's First Commercial Venture

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Front: Guernsey State seal and the Market, St. Peter Port 1822

Back: Thomas de la Rue (1793-1866), a printer from Guernsey

He founded De La Rue plc, a printing company which is now the world's largest commercial security printer and papermaker.

Courtesy hanes

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Guernsey is a British dependency located in the English Channel 30 miles west of Normandy, France. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Guernsey.

 

 

 

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