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New Military Coins from The Royal Mint
ENGRAVED IN HISTORY
New Military Coins from The Royal Mint
ENGRAVED IN HISTORY

When Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne in 1952, Britain’s system of currency had remained unchanged for centuries. Recalling a bygone era of pounds, shillings and pence, we celebrate Britain’s longest-reigning monarch with this complete set of circulating pre-decimal coins bearing her portrait.

*Coin designs may differ

Specification

Specification Value
Year 2023
Specification Value

Crown

Specification Value
Denomination Crown
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 28.28g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Oscar Nemon
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Quality Circulating
Year 1965
Condition Minimum of Fine

Halfcrown

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 14.14g
Diameter 32.30mm
Reverse Designer Cecil Thomas
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

Florin

Specification Value
Alloy Copper-Nickel
Weight 11.31g
Diameter 28.50mm
Reverse Designer Edgar Fuller / Cecil Thomas
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

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 Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

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 Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

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 Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

Threepence

Specification Value
Alloy Nickel Brass
Weight 6.80g
Diameter 21.74mm
Reverse Designer William Maving Gardner
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

Penny

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 9.45g
Diameter 30.80mm
Reverse Designer Charles Walter Coombes
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

Halfpenny

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 5.67g
Diameter 25.40mm
Reverse Designer Thomas Humphrey Paget
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Circulating
Year 1953-1967
Condition Minimum of Fine

Farthing

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 2.83g
Diameter 20.00mm
Reverse Designer Harold Wilson Parker
Obverse Designer Mary Gillick
Specification Value
Quality Circulating
Year 1953-1956
Condition Minimum of Fine
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