Crowned bust of Queen ELIZABETH II facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials CT (for Cecil Thomas) incuse on the bust truncation.
Cotton flowers, the date 1959 is above; around above, FEDERATION OF NIGERIA; around below, the denomination THREE PENCE. The legend and the denomination are separated by two small "Stars of David".
The designer's initials, P.V. (for Paul Vincze) are under the flower.
||FEDERATION OF NIGERIA THREE PENCE 1959
Remick lists circulation mintage of 143,000,000 plus 1,031 proofs.
Krause lists circulation mintage of 52,000,000 plus 6,031 proofs.