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1 Shilling - Elizabeth II with "F:D:"

Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1963
Value 1 Shilling (1/20)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 5.65 g
Diameter 23.50 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 59,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 47
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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

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

Ram

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
KG
SHILLING·1956

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Reeded

1 Shilling - Elizabeth II (with "F:D:") -  obverse

© original free for any use

Comments

NOTE: struck at Melbourne Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1955  7,492,000 1.71
1955  1,200 Proof
1956  6,064,000 2.85
1956  1,500 Proof
1957  12,668,000 2.90 3.30 3.77
1957  1,256 Proof
1958  7,412,000 2.83
1958  1,506 Proof
1959  10,876,000 1.24 2.73
1959  1,506 Proof
1960  14,512,000 2.08 2.08 2.64
1960  1,509 Proof
1961  31,864,000 1.53 2.76 2.76 4.20
1961  1,506 Proof
1962  6,592,000
1962  2,016 Proof
1963  10,072,000 3.68 3.68 6.92
1963  5,042 Proof

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