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5 Cents - Elizabeth II FAO

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (FAO) -  obverse5 Cents - Elizabeth II (FAO) -  reverse

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Features

Country Seychelles
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1972-1975
Value 5 Cents (0.05 SCR)
Currency Rupee (1914-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.77 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 8 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 18,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 18
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

F.A.O.

Obverse

Elizabeth II second portrait

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II SEYCHELLES
1972

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Cabbage head

Lettering:
:FIVE CENTS:
GROW MORE FOOD

Engraver: Norman Sillman

Norman Henry Sillman, ARCA, FRBS was a British sculptor and a coin designer, including the one pound coins for the Royal Mint.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

RM, Llantrisant

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  2,200,000 0.38 0.38 0.51 0.51 0.55 79%
1975  1,200,000 0.90 0.85 0.85 30%

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