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UK Elizabeth II pre-decimal coins (1952-1970)

 

 

1/2 crown

 

UK coin half crown 1963

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#907

Price for coin in UNC condition - $2-3

 

 

 

Florin (2 shillings)

 

UK coin florin 1967

 

Face value: 2 shillings (1/10 pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 28.3 mm.
Weight 11.31 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#906

Price for coin in UNC condition - $1-2

 

 

 

1 shilling - English shield

 

UK coin shilling 1957

 

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

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#904

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.50-1.00

 

 

 

1 shilling - Scottish shield

 

UK coin shilling 1966

 

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

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#905

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.50-1.00

 

 

 

Sixpence

 

UK coin 6 pence 1964

 

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

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#903

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.40-0.70

 

 

 

Treepence

 

UK coin 3 pence 1961

 

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

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

Reverse: Crowned portcullis
Reverse legend: THREE PENCE / year

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#900

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.40-0.70

 

 

 

Penny

 

UK coin 1 penny 1967

 

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

Minted:
1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#897

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.30-0.60

 

 

 

Half penny

 

UK coin 1/2 penny 1967

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 25.44 mm.
Weight 5.60 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

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

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#896

Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.30-0.60

 

 

 

Farthing

 

UK coin farthing 1955

 

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

Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956

Reverse: Wren left
Reverse legend: FARTING / year

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#895

Price for coin in UNC condition - ~$1.00