Cupro-Nickel coin; Denomination: Crown
Royal Mint, London
Elizabeth II (1952- )

The 1960 Crown was struck as part of the British Exhibition in New York. The Royal Mint had a stand, part of which was a demonstration of these coins being struck. This coin is a proof-of-record struck at the Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of the Queen facing right, incuse on bust truncation, M.G. (Mary Gillick); around above, ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F. D.; around below, FIVE SHILLINGS

Reverse Description

Four flat topped shields forming a diagonal cross around a crown, the shields bear the arms of England (top left and bottom right), Scotland (top right) and Ireland (bottom left); between shields, a rose, shamrock, leek and thistle; the leek divides the date 1960

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