Two Shillings (Florin) 1959, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Shillings (Florin) 1959, Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1993)
CoinTwo Shillings (Florin) 1959

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage14,080,319 (14.1 million), Rarity: C (Common)
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Obverse
United Kingdom / Two Shillings (Florin) 1959 - obverse photo

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, incuse on bust truncation the artist's initials M.G. (for Mary Gillick); around, the legend ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA + (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen).

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Reverse
United Kingdom / Two Shillings (Florin) 1959 - reverse photo

At centre, a rose; around, linked thistles, shamrocks and leeks; around above, the rest of the Queen's legend, FID: DEF: (Defender of the Faith); around below, TWO SHILLINGS 1959. Above the denomination in small letters, the designers' initials E.F and C.T (for Edgar Fuller and Cecil Thomas).

Reverse Inscription FID: DEF: TWO SHILLINGS 1959
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Two Shillings (Florin) 1959: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Two Shillings (Florin) 1959: References to Information Used
Showing 17 from a total of 117 coins of type: Florin
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Shillings (Florin) 1951 27,431,747 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Two Shillings (Florin) 1953 11,998,710 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1954 13,085,422 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1955 25,887,253 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1956 47,824,500 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1957 33,071,282 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1958 9,564,580 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1959 14,080,319 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1960 13,831,782 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1961 37,735,315 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1962 35,129,903 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1963 25,580,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1964 16,313,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1965 48,723,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1966 84,574,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1967 22,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
Two Shillings (Florin) 1970 (Proof only) 750,476 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +
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Two Shillings (Florin) 1959: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeFlorin Elizabeth II
Issued1959
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick
Face Value2 (x Shilling)
Total Mintage14,080,319 (14.1 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1993
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerEdgar Fuller and Cecil Thomas
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size28.300 mm
Mass11.310 g
OCC IDDBYN-KODD-CAJV-OPQM
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Two Shillings (Florin) 1959: Photos
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Elizabeth II, Florin, 1959
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