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UK Elizabeth II pre-decimal commemoratives

 

 

Crown 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin crown 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/5 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 38.61 mm.
Weight 28.28 g.
Edge: Lettering: FAITH AND TRUTH I WILL BEAR UNTO YOU

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Crown at center of cross formed by rose, shamrock, leek and thistle, shields in angles
Reverse legend: -

Obverse: Queen on horseback left, crowned monograms flank
Obverse legend: FIVE SHILLINGS / ER / ER / ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT OMN REGINA FIDEI DEFENSOR

Number in Krause catalog: KM#894

Price for coin in UNC condition - $5-7

 

 

 

Crown 1960 - British Exhibition in New York

 

UK coin crown 1960 British Exhibition

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/5 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 38.61 mm.
Weight 28.28 g.
Edge: Lettering: FAITH AND TRUTH I WILL BEAR UNTO YOU

Minted:
1960

Reverse: Crown at center of cross formed by rose, shamrock, leek and thistle, shields in angles
Reverse legend: 1960

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: FIVE SHILLINGS / ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#909

Price for coin in UNC condition - $7-10

 

 

 

Crown 1965 - Churchill death

 

UK coin crown 1965 Churchill

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/5 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 38.61 mm.
Weight 28.28 g.
Edge: Lettering: FAITH AND TRUTH I WILL BEAR UNTO YOU

Minted:
1965

Reverse: Sir. Winston Churchill head right
Reverse legend: CHURCHILL

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#910

Price for coin in UNC condition - $3-5

 

 

 

1/2 crown 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin half crown 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/10 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.40 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Crowned quartered shield flanked by initials, ‘ER'
Reverse legend: FID DEF / HALF CROWN / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#893

Price for coin in UNC condition - $5-8

 

 

 

Florin (2 shillings) 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin florin 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 2 shilling (1/8 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 28.3 mm.
Weight 11.31 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Tudor rose at center, thistle and shamrock wreath surround
Reverse legend: FID DEF / TWO SHILLINGS / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#892

Price for coin in UNC condition - $3-5

 

 

 

1 shilling 1953 - Coronation, English shield

 

UK coin shilling 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.65 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Crowned English shield divides date
Reverse legend: FID DEF / ONE SHILLING / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#890

Price for coin in UNC condition - $2-3

 

 

 

1 shilling 1953 - Coronation, Scottish shield

 

UK coin shilling 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.65 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Crowned Scottish shield divides date
Reverse legend: FID DEF / ONE SHILLING / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#891

Price for coin in UNC condition - $2-3

 

 

 

6 pence 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin 6 pence 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 19.5 mm.
Weight 2.83 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Flora; leek, rose, thistle and shamrock
Reverse legend: FID DEF / SIX PENCE / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#889

Price for coin in UNC condition - ~$1

 

 

 

3 pence 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin 3 pence 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 3 pence (1/80 pound, 1/20 crown)
Composition: nickel-brass
Diameter 21.8 mm.
Weight 6.80 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Crowned portcullis
Reverse legend: THREE PENCE / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#900

Price for coin in UNC condition - $2-3

 

 

 

Penny 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin 1 penny 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1 penny (1/240 pound, 1/60 crown)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 31.0 mm.
Weight 9.40 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: ONE PENNY / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#886

Price for coin in UNC condition - $5-8

 

 

 

Half penny 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin 1/2 penny 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 25.5 mm.
Weight 5.40 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1953

Reverse: The Golden Hind
Reverse legend: HALF PENNY / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#882

Price for coin in UNC condition - $3-5

 

 

 

Farthing 1953 - Coronation

 

UK coin farthing 1953 Coronation

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 20.0 mm.
Weight 2.80 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1953

Reverse: Wren left
Reverse legend: FARTING / 1953

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#881

Price for coin in UNC condition - ~$1.00