Summary

Coin pack from Alderney, Channel Islands, to commemorate the decommissioning of the Concorde supersonic aircraft in 2003 . The presentation folder includes an uncirculated 5 Pound coin, issued by the United Kingdom Royal Mint in 2003. The reverse was designed by Emma Noble of the Royal Mint Engraving Team, and the obverse features Raphael Maklouf's portrait of Elizabeth II.

In 2008 a similar coin and pack was issued by Alderney to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the decommissioning of the Concorde.

Physical Description

Full colour illustrated cardboard folder containing coin, and removable aircraft technical specifications card .

Obverse Description

Head of Elizabeth II.

Reverse Description

Silhouette of Concorde aircraft. Above, V-shaped pressure wave with radial sound waves. Below, pressure waves hitting the ground producing sonic boom. Around, CONCORDE 1969-2003 / FIVE POUNDS.

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