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1 Penny - Elizabeth II 1st portrait; without "F:D:"

Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1953
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.45 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 50, Schön# 37
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
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

Translation: Elizabeth II by the Grace of God, Queen

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

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
KG
1953
PENNY

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Comments


No extra dots = Melbourne Mint
One dot after "PENNY' = Perth Mint
One dot after "AUSTRALIA" = Perth Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953  6,936,000 1.18 Melbourne Mint; Full-serif 5
1953  Melbourne Mint; Half-serif 5
1953  Melbourne Mint; Proof
1953  6,203,000 1.04 Perth Mint; One dot after "AUSTRALIA"
1953  16 Perth Mint; One dot after "PENNY"; Proof

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1 Penny - Elizabeth II (1st portrait; without "F:D:")