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Britannia on Elizabeth II Coinage

Author: Lawrence Chard - Director and Expert Numismatist

Published: 9 Nov 2018

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2021

Bringing us up to the present day monarch, the pre-decimal pennies of Elizabeth II used the same designs as for George VI, and no other denominations featured Britannia. After the last penny was issued in 1967, and a proof version in the "Farewell to £sd"

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Britannia on the The Last Pre-decimal Penny of 1967

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Britannia on the Reverse of a 1969 Decimal Fifty New Pence

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Shrinking Fifty Pences in 1997 - Old & New Sizes

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