Elizabeth II - 3 Pence 1960 - UK

Country: United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type: Standard Circulation coin
Years: 1960 (1954-1970)
Value: 3 Pence = 1/4 Shilling (1/80 GBP)
Metal: Nickel Brass
Weight: 6.7 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Shape: Dodecagonal
Grade: XF
Mintage: 83,078,400
Orientation: Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized: 08-31-1971
References: KM# 900, Sp# 4153

Obverse:
Young laureate portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, legend around.

Lettering: + ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRATIA·REGINA·F:D:

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

Engraver: Mary Gillick

Reverse:
A Tudor portcullis and side chains with crown above, dividing value, date below

Lettering:
W G
THREE 1960 PENCE

Engraver: William Maving Gardner

Edge:
Plain

Comments:
The standard weight of these coins was 105 grains.

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