50pNickel, seven-sided, rimmed,
not worn or old
but too light and thin.
On the obverse the Queen
crowned. Idealised (too young –
Age shall not wither her &c.).
the reverse presents Britannia
old as Rome.
“Whose inscription is this?”
And they said, “Caesar’s”...
Still his language surrounds her
(Although her father lost Ind Imp):
D. G. Reg. F. D. –Deo Gratia Regina. Fide Defensor
Now, as then, the answer stands:
“Render to Caesar the global market…
And unto God?