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Elizabeth II (1952-) three pence, 1953. The obverse shows an ncrowned laureate portrait of Elizabeth II, facing right. The inscription reads 'ELIZABETH II DEI GRA BRITT OMN REGINA F D.'

The reverse shows a crowned portcullis, with vertical chains on either side., and the inscription 'THREE PENCE 1953.'

Part of a collectors set of pre-decimal coins from 1953.

New coinage was issued alongside the old coins on ‘Decimal Day’ on 15th February 1971. Within two weeks of Decimal Day, the old threepenny coins had left circulation,
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dia 20.8mm (dia 13/16")
2.9mm (1/8")
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