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3 Pence - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

3 Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse3 Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Rhodesia
(Zimbabwe)
Queen Elizabeth II (1964-1970)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1968
Value 3 pence = 2 1/2 cents = 1/4 shilling = 1/80 livre (1/80 RHP)
Currency Pound (1964-1970)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 1.4 g
Diameter 16.15 mm
Thickness 0.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 39
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Right effigy of Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by the inscription "ELIZABETH THE SECOND."

Lettering: ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Arnold Machin

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

Reverse

Three lances with the face value and the year.

Lettering:
3
19 68
RHODESIA

Engraver: Thomas Sasseen

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968  2,400,000 1.10 1.29 1.33 99%
1968  1.4% double shaft error
1968  10 1.4% Proof

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