Elizabeth II Crowns

Three years, all commemorative.

1953 1+A
1953 2+A
1960
1960 PD
1965

1953 1+A 1953 2+A 1960 1960 PD 1965


1953

Two obverses:

Obverse 1:

I of GRATIA points at large border bead
Elizabeth II Crown Obv 1 Obverse 2:

I of GRATIA points at smaller border bead
Elizabeth II Crown Obv 2

Davies suggests Obverse 2 is somewhat scarcer.

1953 1+A 1+A 
1953 1+A
1953 2+A 2+A 
1953 2+A


1960

1960  
1960
1960 PD Polished die 
(or, more correctly, Polished Flan)
1960 PD

Note from ESC:
1960 Polished die Crowns were struck in the UK and shipped to the New York Exhibition in individual blue plastic cases. Those coins that were unsold were removed from their cases, bagged up, and shipped back. Consequently, most of these coins still show evidence of this mishandling, and perfect specimens are unusually difficult to find.


1965

1965 1965

Davies identifies two distinct reverses, to do with the thickness of the lettering.

If I'm honest, I really can't be bothered with them, so these varieties are Out of Scope!