Summary

Australia
Threepence 1956
Mint: Melbourne

Physical Description

A silver coin (19 mm diameter with plain edge) featuring a laureate head of Elizabeth II facing right; around, + ELIZABETH . II . DEI . GRATIA . REGINA . F:D: ; The artist's initials M.G. incuse on the bust truncation above the G of GRATIA. The reverse features three ears of wheat held by a curved ribbon. Around above, AUSTRALIA; around below devided into two by the stalks of the wheat, THREE PENCE, above, across the middle of the coin the date devided into two by the ears, 1956. The artist's initials tucked into the first and last folds in the ribbon K G

Obverse Description

Head of Elizabeth II, laureate right; around, + ELIZABETH . II . DEI . GRATIA . REGINA . F: D: The artist's initials M.G. incuse on the bust truncation above the G of GRATIA.

Reverse Description

Three ears of wheat held by a curved ribbon. Around above, AUSTRALIA; around below devided into two by the stalks of the wheat, THREE PENCE, above, across the middle of the coin the date devided into two by the ears, 1956. The artist's initials tucked into the first and last folds in the ribbon K G.

Edge Description

Plain

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