6 Pence - Elizabeth II with "F:D:"

Features

Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1963
Value 6 Pence (1⁄40)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.29 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 3133
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 58
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: +ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRATIA·REGINA·F:D:

Translation: Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith

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.

Reverse

Coat of arms of Australia

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SIXPENCE
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
1956

Engraver: W.H.J. Blakemore

Edge

Reeded

6 Pence - Elizabeth II (with "F:D:") -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

Mint

Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)

Comments

The Queen Elizabeth II series of pre-decimal coins have been issued in Sherwood Sets of all six denominations.
This particular set contains all of the 1962 issues.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1955  14 248 000 $ 1.08 $ 2.05 $ 2.55 $ 4.59 23% Circulation
1955  1 200 0.4% Proof
1956  7 904 000 $ 0.92 $ 1.79 $ 2.01 $ 4.03 14% Circulation
1956  1 500 0.4% Proof
1957  13 752 000 $ 0.78 $ 1.12 $ 1.80 $ 2.29 $ 2.74 $ 5.37 19% Circulation
1957  1 256 0.3% Proof
1958  17 944 000 $ 0.77 $ 1.17 $ 2.01 $ 3.61 $ 3.61 23% Circulation
1958  1 506 0.4% Proof
1959  11 728 000 $ 1.53 $ 1.81 $ 1.81 $ 1.90 $ 3.00 18% Circulation
1959  1 506 0.4% Proof
1960  18 592 000 $ 1.20 $ 1.98 $ 2.01 $ 2.22 $ 3.00 23% Circulation
1960  1 509 0.4% Proof
1961  9 152 000 $ 0.99 $ 1.88 $ 1.88 $ 2.34 $ 2.77 16% Circulation
1961  1 506 0.4% Proof
1962  44 816 000 $ 0.72 $ 0.72 $ 1.15 $ 1.91 $ 1.91 $ 1.91 $ 3.29 41% Circulation
1962  2 016 0.5% Proof
1963  25 056 000 $ 1.70 $ 1.70 $ 1.70 $ 1.70 $ 3.02 28% Circulation
1963  5 042 0.7% Proof

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