6 Pence - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

6 Pence - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse6 Pence - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer 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
Number N# 3814
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 35
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
+ QUEEN · ELIZABETH · THE · SECOND
M·G·

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

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1955  400 000 $ 1.13 19%
1955  10 0.9% Proof
1956  800 000 $ 2.24 15%
1956  0.7% Proof
1957  4 000 000 $ 0.74 $ 2.26 $ 2.27 64%
1957  0.3% Proof
1962  2 800 000 $ 3.15 $ 2.32 $ 7.42 24%
1962  0.7% Proof
1963  800 000 2%
1963  0.9% Proof

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