A fine example of the 1953 Coronation coins. The plastic sealed set is still completely sealed without cracks or splits and coin have good lustre. The set contains the British coins issued before the change to decimal coinage in 1971. The 1953 British year set contains the complete nine coins all issued and dated from the year, namely: halfcrown, florin, Scottish and English shilling, sixpence, threepence, penny, halfpenny and farthing. All of the coins are in uncirculated condition.
- A GREAT HOBBY! The 1953 Coin Set is perfect for the coin connoisseurs, or those who collect historical souvenirs. These British coins were issued before the change to decimal coinage in 1971. This is a fantastic item that would make a great gift for a history enthusiast or coin collector and is ideal for display.
- PERFECT FOR ANY OCCASION! Whether it’s for Christmas, Hanukkah, a family birthday, or any type of special event, the Farewell Set with Silver Threepence is the perfect gift for any type of occasion. Parents, Grandparents who collect coins would be overjoyed to receive a gift like this at any special moment.
- HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: In the days before decimalisation, if you took a look at the change in your pocket, you could find coins that dated back nearly a century. If you were really lucky it was possible to find a coin dating back to the reign of William IV or George IV and certainly many of the delightful ‘bun’ pennies issued during Queen Victoria’s reign could be found.
- COINS INCLUDED: Halfcrown, florin, Scottish and English shilling, sixpence, threepence, penny, halfpenny and farthing, as all coins are in uncirculated condition.