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1960 Threepence

Elizabeth II


1960 Threepence Reverse1960 Threepence Obverse Mintage19,600,000Reverse DesignerGeorge Kruger GrayObverse DesignerMary GillickWeight1.41 gramsSize17 mmCountryAustraliaDateMM1960DenominationThreepenceVarietyElizabeth IIPrefixMSWeight1.41374985243Size17EdgePlainFace CurrencyAUDFace Value0.025Mintage1960000012831960 ThreepenceCompositionSilver50.0%0.5Copper40.0%0.400000006Nickel5.0%0.0500000007Zinc5.0%0.0500000007Silver0.5Copper0.400000006Nickel0.0500000007Zinc0.0500000007Bullion Value60c
The wheat stalks design continued into this type right until the conclusion of the threepence series in 1964. This type features a slightly reworded The heads side of the coinobverseobverse The inscription around the inner edge of the coinlegendlegend, ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F:D (Elizabeth II, by the grace of god, queen, defender of the faith), after public outcry that the previous type omitted FIDEI DEF (defender of the faith).

All dates in the series are easy to acquire in A state of a coin that shows no signs of circulationmint statemint state , though the 1956 is quite scarce and underrated. Most dates other than the 1956 are relatively easy to acquire up to MS66 due to nice surfaces owing to the small size of the coin.

All dates in the series were struck at the Melbourne a facility that produces coinsmintmint and do not display any A marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coinmintmarksmintmark.


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