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1 Penny - Elizabeth II

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Country Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Queen Elizabeth II (1953-1964)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1963
Value 1 Penny = 1/12 Shilling = 1/240 Pound (1/240)
Currency Pound (1955-1964)
Composition Bronze
Weight 6.3 g
Diameter 27.0 mm
Thickness 1.62 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-1973
References KM# 2,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 33
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Two elephants stand on hind legs facing each other, around hole, writing all round

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Bernard Sindall

Roy Noakes British Sculptor June 10, 1936 - February 9, 2002 All of the young British sculptors who emerged in the 1950s had to engage with the towering international reputation of Henry Moore, and with the associated fallacy that direct carving was congruent with modernity.

Reverse

Lettering PENNY curves round central hole, with leaves around outside. Country around outside of sprigs, date at bottom

Lettering:
RHODESIA AND NYASALAND
ONE PENNY
· 1956 ·

Engraver: Bernard Sindall

Roy Noakes British Sculptor June 10, 1936 - February 9, 2002 All of the young British sculptors who emerged in the 1950s had to engage with the towering international reputation of Henry Moore, and with the associated fallacy that direct carving was congruent with modernity.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1955  2,040,000 0.48 15%
1955  2,010 0.9% Proof
1956  4,800,000 0.38 2.70 20%
1956  1.08 0.4% Proof
1957  7,200,000 1.77 2.16 28%
1957  0.5% Proof
1958  2,880,000 2.26 2.26 17%
1958  1.0% Proof
1961  4,800,000 2.17 3.69 20%
1961  0.9% Proof
1962  6,000,000 0.54 3.58 4.31 30%
1963  6,000,000 1.08 3.29 3.29 4.34 29%
1963  1.5% Proof

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