3 Pence - Elizabeth II 1st Portrait; without "F:D:"

3 Pence - Elizabeth II (1st Portrait; without "F:D:") -  obverse3 Pence - Elizabeth II (1st Portrait; without "F:D:") -  reverse

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Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1953-1954
Value 3 Pence (1/80)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 0.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 51
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


1st portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing a laurel


Translation: Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen

Designer: Mary Gillick

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.


Three wheat stalks divide date

19 54

Designer: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.




Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1953  7,664,000 1.49 1.87 3.19 78% Circulation
1953  0.5% Proof
1954  2,672,000 1.35 2.37 40% Circulation
1954  1.3% Proof

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