Browse a selection of the latest historic coins
Discover more

Contained in this historic set are all of the circulating denominations produced by The Royal Mint in 1953. 
There are ten pre-decimal coin types, halfcrown, florin (two shillings) English shilling, Scottish shilling, sixpence, threepence, penny, halfpenny and farthing, plus the coronation commemorative crown. The set comes with its original case.

Specification

1953 Crown

Specification Value
Denomination Crown
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 28.28g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Cecil Thomas
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Gilbert Ledward
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Halfcrown

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 14.14g
Diameter 32.30mm
Reverse Designer Cecil Thomas
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Florin

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 11.31g
Diameter 28.50mm
Reverse Designer Cecil Thomas
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 English Shilling

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 5.66g
Diameter 23.50mm
Reverse Designer William Maving Gardner
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Scottish Shilling

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 5.66g
Diameter 23.50mm
Reverse Designer William Maving Gardner
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Sixpence

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 2.83g
Diameter 19.30mm
Reverse Designer Edgar Fuller, Cecil Thomas
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Threepence

Specification Value
Weight 6.80g
Diameter 21.80mm
Reverse Designer William Maving Gardner
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Quality Proof
Specification Value
Year 1953

1953 Penny

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 9.45g
Diameter 30.80mm
Reverse Designer Charles Walter Coombes
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Halfpenny

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 5.67g
Diameter 25.40mm
Reverse Designer Thomas Humphrey Paget
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953

1953 Farthing

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 2.83g
Diameter 20.00mm
Reverse Designer Harold Wilson Parker
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1953
Feefo logo