1951 FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN CROWN/ 5 SHILLINGS PIECE- ORIGINAL BOX& PAPER


1951 FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN CROWN/ 5 SHILLINGS PIECE- ORIGINAL BOX& PAPER

HERE IS AN INTERESTING COIN THAT JUST CAME IN WITH AN OLD LOCAL ESTATE COIN COLLECTION1951FESTIVAL OF BRITAINCROWN PIECE……………………………..AS SHOWN, THIS IS STILL IN IT’S ORIGINAL BOX FROM WHICH IT CAN BE REMOVED FOR VIEWING. MINTED BY THE ROYAL MINT, IT IT EDGE LETTERED IN LATIN “1851 BY THE INDUSTRY OF ITS PEOPLE THE STATE FLOURISHES 1951”. IT IS MADE IN COPPER-NICKEL COMPOSITION UNLIKE THE ORIGINAL EARLY COINAGE WHICH WAS STRUCK IN SILVER. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL THE PHOTOS…………………………………………..Metallic composition – Copper-nickelWeight 28.3 gDiameter 38.5 mmThickness 2.9 mmKrause No. – KM# 880
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