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1 Crown - Elizabeth II Churchill

1 Crown - Elizabeth II (Churchill) -  obverse1 Crown - Elizabeth II (Churchill) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1965
Value 1 Crown = 5 Shillings (1/4)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 910,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# 4144
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Commemorative issue

Death of Sir Winston Churchill, 1965

Obverse

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

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F·D· 1965

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

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

A sombre-looking portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, in a siren suit facing right.

Lettering: CHURCHILL

Engraver: Oscar Nemon

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 10/11 troy ounce (436.4 grains). Under the Coinage Act of 1946, the composition changed from .500 silver to .750 copper/.250 nickel but the weight remained unchanged.

This coin was not included in demonetization legislation when decimalization was introduced in 1971. It has been confirmed by the Royal Mint that the coin remains legal tender, having been remonetized with a value of 25 pence.

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1965  9,640,000 1.45 1.76 2.35 2.26 2.19 2.19 2.93 98%
1965  3% Satin Finish VIP Specimen

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