Elizabeth II (6th Feb 1952 - )

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As demand for farthings had dropped, production ceased in 1956; indeed, few 1956 farthings ever went into circulation. Legal and current tender status ended on Dec 31st 1960, providing the collector with 343 years of ¼ds to collect since the Haringtons of James 1st in 1613.

PictureDate DESCRIPTION Price  
1956 Unc good lustre £2.50
1956 BU Almost Full Lustre £3.25
1956 BU Full Lustre, lightly toning. £4.00
Click here to view picture 1956 BU Full Lustre £4.50
Click here to view picture 1956 1956 Farthing on a Halfpenny sized flan. An interesting over sized uniface model of a 1956 1/4d, in bronze, obverse blank, reverse similar to the currency issue 1/4d but with a less delicate treatment of the Wren and lacking designer's initials, edge plain, 33mm, wt 21.65gms. As struck and fields prooflike with a hint of lustre, excessively rare. The only known example to us and is believed to be unique. Ex Sothebys 9-10-1079 Lot 282(photo) Sold
1955 Unc good lustre £0.80
1955 BU Almost Full Lustre £1.50
1955 BU Full Lustre, lightly toning. £2.00
1955 BU Full Lustre £3.00
1954 BU Almost Full Lustre £1.80
1954 BU Full Lustre, lightly toning. £2.25
1954 BU Full Lustre £3.00
1954 Investment parcel available for this date. All coins are BU Full Lustre. 50 Sparkling Gems.
(Spink 2017 £6 Unc (each)).
£65.00

NOTE ON 1953:

Obv 1 : Cross points to a bead.

Obv 2 : Cross points to a space.

Rev A : F and I point to a space.

Rev B : F and I point to a bead.

2+B is common; 1+A (ex-plastic sets) is scarcer; 1+B is rare; 2+A is extremely rare . Occasionally, 1+B can be found in a 1953 "plastic" set.

PictureDate DESCRIPTION Price  
1953 (1 + A). BU Almost Full Lustre £2.25
1953 (1 + A). BU Full Lustre, lightly toning. £3.00
1953 (1 + A). BU Full Lustre £3.50
1953 (2 + B). BU Almost Full Lustre £0.60
1953 (2 + B). BU Full Lustre, lightly toning. £1.00
1953 (2 + B). BU Full Lustre £2.00
1953 (2 + B). Investment parcel available for this date. All coins are BU Full Lustre. 50 coins. £65.00
1953 (1 + B). Unc good lustre £6.50
1953 (1 + B). BU Almost Full Lustre. £9.50
1953 (1 + B). BU Full Lustre, lightly toning. £15.00

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