Festival of Britain 1951 – Five Shillings


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To celebrate the centennial of the Great Exhibition of 1851 it was decided that in 1951 there would be a national exhibition to celebrate the achievements of Great Britain. It was known as the Festival of Britain.

Obverse shows bare head of George VI, designed by T Humphrey Paget (initials HP by neck).
Reverse is Pistrucci’s George and the Dragon.