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Reverse of 1965 British Churchill Crown
Halfcrown
Florin
Shilling
Sixpence
Brass Threepence
Silver Threepence
Penny
Halfpenny
Farthing
Specifications of British Pre Decimal (£.s.d.) Coins
We give the diameter and weight of all the common pre-decimal British coins.

DenominationDiameterWeightAlloy
Crown38.6128.28Cupro-nickel
Halfcrown32.3114.14Cupro-nickel
Florin - Two Shillings28.5011.31Cupro-nickel
Shilling23.595.65Cupro-nickel
Sixpence19.412.83Cupro-nickel
Threepence21.0 - 21.86.8Brass
Threepence16.21.20Silver
Penny30.869.45Bronze
Halfpenny25.485.66Bronze
Farthing20.323.56Bronze

Notes
Denomination = Face Value
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres

Also
You may wish to visit some of our other pages:
Denominations of British Coins
Specifications of Current British Coins
Value of my Coin. What's it Worth?
Inscriptions on British Coins
Common Names of British Coins. What's a Tanner?
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