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Proof Coin - Farthing, Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1954 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26574

Summary:
Bronze coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
Elizabeth II (1952- )

A farthing is a quarter penny coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.77 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: proof
DateEra: 1954 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of the Queen facing right; around, + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D
Reverse Description: Wren standing facing left; behind in field monogram HWP (H. Wilson Parker); below, FARTHING; above, 1954
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Elizabeth II, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London, England, Great Britain
Artist: Mary Gillick
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4159 Pages

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