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
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
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 51
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


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


Translation: Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen

Engraver: 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.


19 54

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1953  7,664,000 1.79 3.14 79%
1953  0.7% Proof
1954  2,672,000 0.24 1.66 38%
1954  1.7% Proof

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