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Jersey

 

10 Shillings, (1963)

10 shillings (1963) front
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Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1955, age 29

Back: St. Quen's Manor

St. Ouen's Manor is the ancestral home of the de Carteret family, dating back to 1135. The house is still a private home for the de Carteret family today. It occasionally opens to the public.

 

St. Quen's Manor

St. Quen's Manor

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1 Pound, (1976)

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Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1960, age 34

Back: Battle of Jersey - Death of Major Peirson, painting by John Singleton Coply (1738-1815)

 

Battle of Jersey

Battle of Jersey

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1 Pound, (1989)

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Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1978, age 52

Back: St. Helier Parish Church

The Parish Church of St Helier is one of the twelve "Ancient Parish Churches" of Jersey, and serves as the Island's civic church and Pro-Cathedral.

 

Parish Church of St Helier

Parish Church of St Helier

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1 Pound, 2004
Commemorates 800 years of Discovery

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Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1978, age 52

Back: Mount Orgueil Castle

The castle, constructed around 1212, was the primary defence of the Island until the development of gunpowder which then rendered the castle ultimately indefensible from Mont Saint Nicholas, the adjacent hill which overlooks the castle.

 

Mont Orgueil Castle

Mont Orgueil Castle

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100 Pounds, 2012
Commemorates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

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Front: Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 2004, age 78

Back: Royal Mace of Jersey

The Royal Mace is a symbol of Jersey's ancient links with the Crown and has an interesting history. It's made up of 11 pieces of silver gilt and weighs 14 lb, 13 oz.

Courtesy Yuri Minkim

 

Royal Mace of Jersey

Royal Mace of Jersey

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Jersey, a dependency of Great Britain, is located in the English Channel 12 miles west of Normandy, France. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Jersey.

 

 

 

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