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Coin: Fifty pence 1973 (EEC)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value50 (x Penny) TypeFifty Pence (Large, one year types)
Year1973 CurrentNo (demonetised 1998)
Mintage89,775,000 (89.8 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 89,775,000 (89.8 million) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerDavid Wynne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon
Size (mm)30 Thickness (mm)1.7800
Mass (g)13.5000
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"). Around, ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D ·

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH · II D · G · REG · F · D ·
Reverse

Ring of Hands United Kingdom joins the EEC.

The inscription 50 PENCE and the date of the year, surrounded by nine clasped hands symbolising the nine members of the Community.

Reverse inscription

50 PENCE

Edgeplain Edge inscription

Fifty pence 1973 (EEC): Photos
Fifty pence 1973 (EEC): Photo Great Britain 50 Pence 1973
Great Britain 50 Pence 1973
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Fifty pence 1973 (EEC): Photo Great Britain 50 Pence 1973
Great Britain 50 Pence 1973
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Fifty pence 1973 (EEC): References to Information Used
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Royal Mint 2016 Mintage link
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