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The 1953 crown was struck to celebrate the coronation of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, which took place on 2 June 1953. The obverse features an equestrian portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, featuring the monarch on her horse Winston, whilst the reverse features a design comprising emblems representing the four nations of the United Kingdom by Edgar Fuller and Cecil Thomas. This reverse design also featured on a 2022-dated 50p coin struck to commemorate the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II following her passing in September 2022.


1953 Coronation 5-Shilling Crown

Specification Value
Denomination Crown
Alloy Cupro-Nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Edgar Fuller & Cecil Thomas
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Gilbert Ledward
Quality Circulating
Year 1953
Pure Metal Type Base Metal
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