Elizabeth II Farthings

A short series, with interesting varieties for 1953.  1956 is a little scarcer than the other dates, although most surviving specimens are in high grade.

Type 1: with BRITT:OMN Type 2: no BRITT:OMN
1953 1954
1955
1956
1+A 1+B 1954 1955 1956
1+A 1+B
2+A 2+B
2+A 2+B
Diameter: 20mm,   Weight: 2.8g,   Alloy: Copper: 95.5%, Tin: 3% Zinc: 1.5%


1953

Four varieties as a Crossover mule:
1+A 1+A

F between
beads

+ at a bead
1+A
1+B 1+B

F at a
bead

+ to a bead
1+B
2+A 2+A

F between
beads

+ between
 beads
2+A
2+B 2+B

F at a
bead

+ between
 beads
2+B

In summary...
 1953 farthing summary

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