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Elizabeth II (1952- ) one shilling, 1953. The obverse shows am uncrowned laureate portrait of Elizabeth II, facing right. The inscription reads 'ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA'.

The reverse shows a crowned sheild with with scrolled detail. The sheild is divided into quarters; two depict three lions, one shows the lion rampant of Scotland, and the last depicts the harp of Ireland. The inscription reads 'FID DEF, HALF CROWN 1953.'

Part of a collectors set of pre-decimal coins from 1953.
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dia 32.1mm (dia 1 1/4")
2.7mm (1/8")
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