Isle of Man
This week's featured coin is an Isle of Man crown commemorating the Norman Conquest. The Conquest began in 1066 A.D. with the invasion of England by the troops of William the Conqueror and his subsequent victory at the Battle of Hastings. This resulted in Norman control of England, and is considered a pivotal event in English history.
The obverse of the coin features the crowned bust of Elizabeth II, while the reverse shows William the Conqueror rallying his troops. The mintage figures for this coin are unknown, and it's value is $7.50 in uncirculated condition.
KM# - 805
Government - British Dependency
Ruler - Elizabeth II
Coinage Type - Crown Series (Pobjoy Mint Key)
Mint - Pobjoy Mint
Composition - Copper-Nickel
Diameter - 38.5 mm
Series Year - 2000
Designer Obverse - Raphael Maklouf