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Coin: Crown 1965 Churchill
Description

Churchill Commemorative crown.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value5 (x Shilling) TypeCrown (Churchill)
Year1965 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Mintage19,640,000 (19.6 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 19,640,000 (19.6 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerOscar Neman
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)39 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)28.2800
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right; incuse on bust truncation the artist's initials, MG (Mary Gillick); around, ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F. D.; below, 1965.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F. D. 1965
Reverse

Bust of Sir Winston Churchill wearing open necked shirt facing right; at right, CHURCHILL.

Reverse inscription

CHURCHILL

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 9,640,000.

Crown 1965 Churchill: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Satin finish unknown (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Crown 1965 Churchill: Photos
Crown 1965 Churchill: Photo Coin - Crown, Churchill Commemorative, Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1965
Coin - Crown, Churchill Commemorative, Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1965
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Crown 1965 Churchill: Photo Coin - Crown, Churchill Commemorative, Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1965
Coin - Crown, Churchill Commemorative, Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1965
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Crown 1965 Churchill: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 910
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4144
Crown 1965 Churchill: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Satin finish
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Crown 1965 Churchill: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1965 Elizabeth II British Crown (Winston Churchill) - Silveragecoins.com 1965 Specimen Elizabeth II British Crown (Winston Churchill) - Silveragecoins.com
Crown 1965 Churchill: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - Crown, Churchill Commemorative, Queen Elizabeth II, 1965
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