Philippe Simon's Collection


GIBRALTAR 1 POUND 01/06/1942 D359103 grade: XF+ cat: 15b comment: Observe : Rock of Gibraltar Reverse : The coat of arms of Gibraltar was first granted by a Royal Warrant passed in Toledo on July 10, 1502, by Isabella I of Castile during Gibraltar's Spanish period. Motto / Montis Insignia Calpe. added: 74 months ago
GIBRALTAR 1 £ 15/09/1979 K454648 grade: UNC cat: Pick 20b comment: Observe : QE II and Coat of arms. Reverse : Old Covenant of Gibraltar. added: 72 months ago
GIBRALTAR 5 £ 01/01/2011 A/AA 282165 grade: VF+ cat: 35 comment: FRONT : QE II and Coat of arms Gibraltar. "Montis Insignia Calpe", means "Badges of the Rock of Gibraltar". Calpe is the greek name for Gibraltar. BACK : The Moorish Castle - The Moorish occupation is by far the longest in Gibraltar's recorded history, having lasted from 711 to 1309 and then again from 1350 to 1462, a total of 710 years. Some parts of the castle served as a prison until 2010. added: 24 months ago