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This note was issued to celebrate 50 years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

It was dated 6 February, the anniversary of the day of Her Majesty's accession to the throne. Other features included:

 

  • the official crown emblem of the Golden Jubilee
  • portraits of the Queen, showing her at the time of her Coronation and more recently
  • engraving of the Rose Window in Westminster Abbey, the Coronation venue
  • border composed of elements related to the Order of the Thistle
  • serial numbers with the prefix TQGJ, standing for The Queen's Golden Jubilee.