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

 

 

1/2 crown

UK coin half crown 1963Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
copper-nickel
32.3 mm.
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'; legend: FID DEF / HALF CROWN / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
KM#907
Price for coin in UNC condition - $2-3

 

 

 

Florin (2 shillings)

UK coin florin 1967Face value: 2 shillings (1/10 pound)
copper-nickel
28.3 mm.
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; legend: FID DEF / TWO SHILLINGS / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
KM#906
Price for coin in UNC condition - $1-2

 

 

 

1 shilling - English shield

UK coin shilling 1957Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
copper-nickel
23.5 mm.
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; legend: FID DEF / ONE SHILLING / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
KM#904
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.50-1.00

 

 

 

1 shilling - Scottish shield

UK coin shilling 1966Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
copper-nickel
23.5 mm.
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; legend: FID DEF / ONE SHILLING / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
KM#905
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.50-1.00

 

 

 

Sixpence

UK coin 6 pence 1964Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
copper-nickel
19.5 mm.
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; legend: FID DEF / SIX PENCE / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
KM#903
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.40-0.70

 

 

 

Tree pence

UK coin 3 pence 1961Face value: 3 pence (1/80 pound, 1/20 crown)
nickel-brass
21.8 mm.
6.80 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
Reverse: Crowned portcullis; legend: THREE PENCE / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D
KM#900
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.40-0.70

 

 

 

One Penny

UK coin 1 penny 1967Face value: 1 penny (1/240 pound, 1/60 crown)
bronze
31.0 mm.
9.40 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
Reverse: Britannia seated right; legend: ONE PENNY / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D
KM#897
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.30-0.60

 

 

 

Half penny

UK coin 1/2 penny 1967Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
bronze
25.44 mm.
5.60 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967
Reverse: The Golden Hind; legend: HALF PENNY / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D
KM#896
Price for coin in UNC condition - $0.30-0.60

 

 

 

Farthing

UK coin farthing 1955Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
bronze
20.0 mm.
2.80 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1954, 1955, 1956
Reverse: Wren left; legend: FARTING / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D
KM#895
Price for coin in UNC condition - ~$1.00

 

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