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6 Pence - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

6 Pence - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse 6 Pence - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Queen Elizabeth II (1953-1964)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1963
Value 6 Pence = 1/2 Shilling (1/40)
Currency Pound (1955-1964)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.8 g
Diameter 19.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-01-1965
References KM# 4,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 35
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Young laureate bust of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, legend around

Lettering: + QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND

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

Leopard facing left standing on rock, legend above, date and denomination below

Lettering:
RHODESIA AND NYASALAND
P.V.
1962
SIX PENCE

Engraver: Paul Vincze

Paul Vincze (15 August 1907 in Galgagyörk, Hungary – 5 March 1994 in Grasse, France) was a Jewish-Hungarian designer of coins and medal, and sculptor.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1955  400,000
1955  10 Proof
1956  800,000 1.85
1956  Proof
1957  4,000,000 2.79 4.47
1957  Proof
1962  2,800,000 4.72
1962  Proof
1963  800,000
1963  Proof

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