Marking the 100th Anniversary of the death of Florence Nightingale

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Specifications

Issued 2010
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12g
Composition Outer: nickel-brass 76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc
Composition Inner: Cupro-nickel 75% copper, 25% nickel
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Gordon Summers (Royal Mint)
Edge Milled
Inscription 150 years of nursing
Mintage 6,175,000
 

Design details:


Designed by The Royal Mintís Design Team Leader and Engraver, Gordon Summers, marked both the centenary of the death of Florence Nightingale and the 150th anniversary of the publication of her Notes on Nursing, celebrated in 2009.
 

text source and credit the Royal Mint