Wednesday, October 16, 2019

6 Pence 1957 UK

Features

  • Country         :   United Kingdom
  • Years             :   1957
  • Calender:      Gregorian
  • Value             :    6 Pence
  • Metal             :    Copper-Nickel
  • Weight          :    2.8 Grams
  • Diameter       :    19.5 mm
  • Thickness      :    1.2 mm
  • Shape            :    Round
  • Orientation    :    Medal Alignment ↑O↑
  • Demonetized :    Yes (In 1980)

United Kingdom 6 Pence 1957 imageUnited Kingdom 6 Pence 1957

6 Pence 1957 UK

Obverse:

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right
ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA +

Reverse:

Four crossed sprigs – Tudor rose, leek, thistle, and shamrock aligned in a cross
FID· DEF·
SIX PENCE · 1957
E.F C.T

Edge:

Reeded

Mintage: 105,654,000

Mint: British Royal Mint, London, England

Designer: Mary Gillick (Obverse) and Edgar Fuller & Cecil Thomas (Reverse)

Description:

The four crossed sprigs on the reverse of the above coin represents emblems of the four members of former kingdoms of the United Kingdom – The Tudor rose of England, leek for Wales, thistle for Scotland, and shamrock for Ireland.

Click here to see 6 Pence 1950 George VI, UK

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