1 Florin - Elizabeth II 1st Portrait - with "F:D:"

Features

Issuer Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1956-1963
Value 1 Florin = 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 6759
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References KM# 60
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

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

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

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

Designer: 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

Lettering:
FLO RIN
K·G
1956
AUSTRALIA

Designer: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1956  8 090 000 $ 4.48 $ 5.85 $ 16 24% Circulation
1956  1 500 0.7% Proof
1957  9 278 000 $ 4.48 $ 4.57 $ 8.24 20% Circulation
1957  1 256 0.2% Proof
1958  8 972 000 $ 4.48 $ 3.75 $ 6.92 $ 15 20% Circulation
1958  1 506 0.2% Proof
1959  3 500 000 $ 2.86 $ 5.46 $ 9.95 13% Circulation
1959  1 506 0.3% Proof
1960  15 760 000 $ 4.09 $ 4.13 $ 6.20 $ 4.34 $ 7.96 33% Circulation
1960  1 509 0.9% Proof
1961  9 452 000 $ 3.81 $ 2.92 $ 5.48 $ 5.85 $ 10 21% Circulation
1961  1 506 0.2% Proof
1962  13 748 000 $ 4.13 $ 5.07 $ 5.85 $ 8.31 $ 5.02 23% Circulation
1962  2 016 0.4% Proof
1963  12 002 000 $ 2.34 $ 4.57 $ 5.37 $ 7.90 $ 11 24% Circulation
1963  5 042 $ 58 0.9% Proof

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