1953 Elizabeth II Coronation Circulation 5 Shillings (Crown)

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Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1953
Value 5 Shillings = 1 Crown (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# 894, Sp# 4136

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Description

Commemorative issue

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Obverse

A portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II mounted on her horse Winston, dressed in her uniform as Colonel-in-Chief of the Grenadier Guards and as worn by Her Majesty during the ceremony of Trooping the Colour.

Engraver: Gilbert Ledward

 

Reverse

The four quarterings of the Royal Arms each contained in a shield and arranged in saltire with, in the intervening spaces, a rose, a thistle, a sprig of shamrock and a leek; in the centre the Crown and in the base the date.

Engravers: Edgar Fuller, Cecil Thomas

Additional information

Weight 45 g

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