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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