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Coin type: Halfcrown Elizabeth II
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown Sub-types
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1953 - 1970 CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerF. G. Fuller and Cecil Thomas
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)32.3000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1400
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, incuse on bust truncation the artist's initials M.G. (for Mary Gillick); around, ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA (in 1953) or ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA (1954 - 1970).

Obverse inscription

ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA (in 1953) or ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA (1954 - 1970)

Reverse

Crowned and garnished flat topped shield quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) dividing royal cypher E and R; around above, + FID DEF +; around below, HALF CROWN [year].

Reverse inscription

FID DEF HALF CROWN [year]

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

List of 16 coins of type: Halfcrown Elizabeth II from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Halfcrown 1953 3,923,214 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA
Halfcrown 1954 11,614,953 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1955 23,628,726 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1956 33,934,909 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1957 34,200,563 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1958 15,745,688 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1959 9,028,844 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1960 19,929,191 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1961 25,887,897 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1962 23,998,112 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1963 17,572,800 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1964 4,576,800 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1965 8,124,800 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1966 14,811,200 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1967 21,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1970 (Proof only) 750,476 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA