YEAR KM diameter 1989 76 38.28This Two Pounds Coin was struck to commemorate the visit to the Bailiwick by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh on the 25th of May, 1989. The Royal Mace of the Bailiff of Jersey, borne before the Bailiff at the sittings of the Royal Court and of the Assembly of the States of Jersey, was presented by King Charles II to Jersey on the 29th November 1663 in gratitude for the hospitality which he received from the Island on two occasions during his exile. The mace consists of eleven pieces, made of silver gilt, is 4 ft. 9 ½ inches long, weighs 237 ounces (14 lbs. 13 ozs.) and bears no hallmarks. Engraved on the foot knop is a Latin inscription, which translated reads-
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