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UNITED KINGDOM  and Commonwealth Realms * Gilbratar - Hong Kong  - Canada - Australia - New Zealand * 1906 - 1997

Value

Year

 Obverse

Reverse

Mint

Metal Diameter Weight Edge Click on images to enlarge   
1 Sovereign 1899 VICTORIA.DEI.GRA. BRITT.REGINA.FID.DEF.IND.IMP St. George killing the drake

1899

- Gold 0.866 in 0.282 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Penny 1906 EDWARDUS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ONE PENNY 1918 (Britannia seated right on rock by sea, holding shield and trident) - Copper 1.208 in 0.316 oz

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1 Farthing 1911 GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: FARTHING 1911 (Britannia seated right on rock by sea, holding shield and trident) - Copper 0.795 in 0.980 oz

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1 Penny 1918 GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ONE PENNY 1918 -(Britannia seated right on rock by sea, holding shield and trident) - Copper 1.208 in 0.336 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1/2 Penny 1928 GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: HALF PENNY 1928 (Britannia seated right on rock by sea, holding shield and trident) - Copper 0.999 in 0.196 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1/2 Penny 1933 GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: HALF PENNY 1933 (Britannia seated right on rock by sea, holding shield and trident) - Copper 0.999 in 0.192 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Penny 1935 GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ONE PENNY 1935 (Britannia seated right on rock by sea, holding shield and trident) - Copper 1.212 in 0.332 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1/2 Crown 1939 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1939 HALF CROWN - (Arms of the United Kingdom and crowned monograms either side) - Silver 1.267 in 0.490 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1940 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1940 ONE SHILLING - (English, lion seated on the crown) - Silver 0.925 in 0.194 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1941 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1941 ONE SHILLING - (English, lion seated on the crown) - Silver 0.925 in 0.196 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1942 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1942 ONE SHILLING - (Scottish, lion seated facing on crown, holding sword and scepter) - Silver 0.925 in 0.196 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1944 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1944 ONE SHILLING - (English, lion seated on the crown) - Silver 0.925 in 0.198 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1945 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1945 ONE SHILLING - (Scottish, lion seated facing on crown, holding sword and scepter) - Silver 0.925 in 0.196 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1945 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1945 ONE SHILLING - (English, lion seated on the crown) - Silver 0.925 in 0.196 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1948 GEORGIUS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX: FID: DEF: IND: IMP: 1948 ONE SHILLING - (Scottish, lion seated facing on crown, holding sword and scepter) - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.925 in 0.196 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Shilling 1957 + ELIZABETH. II. DEI. GRATIA. REGINA FID DEF 1957 ONE SHILLING - (English arms, three lions on crowned shield) - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.925 in 0.198 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1/2 Penny 1960 + ELIZABETH. II. DEI. GRATIA. REGINA.F:D: HALF PENNY - 1960 FF Copper 0.999 in 0.198 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
6 Pence 1963 + ELIZABETH. II. DEI. GRATIA. REGINA FID. DEF. - SIX PENCE.1963  - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.763 in 0.098 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
6 Pence 1964 + ELIZABETH. II. DEI. GRATIA. REGINA FID. DEF. - SIX PENCE.1963  - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.759 in 0.102 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
2 Shilligs 1966 + ELIZABETH. II. DEI. GRATIA. REGINA FID:DEF: - TWO SHILLIGS 1966 - Alloy of copper and nickel 1.118 in 0.400 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1/2 New Penny 1971 D.G.REG.F.D.1971  ELIZABETH II NEW PENNY 1/2 (The Crown) - Copper 0.673 in 0.060 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 New Penny 1971 D.G.REG.F.D.1971  ELIZABETH II NEW PENNY 1 - Copper 0.795 in 0.128 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 New Penny 1971 D.G.REG.F.D.1971  ELIZABETH II NEW PENNY 1 - Copper 0.795 in 0.128 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
2 New Pence 1979 D.G.REG.F.D.1979  ELIZABETH II NEW PENCE 1 (The 3 Prince of Waless Feathers with the Motto Ich Dien, that in German mean "I Serve") - Copper 1.019 in 0.252 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
10 New Pence 1979 D.G.REG.F.D.1979  ELIZABETH II NEW PENCE 10 (Lion) - Alloy of copper and nickel 1.114 in 0.402 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
2 New Pence 1980 D.G.REG.F.D.1980  ELIZABETH II NEW PENCE 2 (The 3 Prince of Waless Feathers with the Motto Ich Dien, that in German mean "I Serve") - Copper 1.019 in 0.246 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
5 New Pence 1980 D.G.REG.F.D.1980 - ELIZABETH II NEW PENCE 2 (A crowned Thistle, The Badge of the Scotland) - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.925 in 0.198 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Penny 1982 D.G.REG.F.D.1982  ELIZABETH II ONE PENNY 1 - Copper 0.799 in 0.124 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
20 Pence 1982 ELIZABETH. II. D.G.REG.F.D. TWENTY PENCE.1982  - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.842 in 0.176 oz Eptagonal Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Penny 1983 D.G.REG.F.D.1983  ELIZABETH II ONE PENNY 1 - Copper 0.795 in 0.128 oz g Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
50 Pence 1983 D.G.REG.F.D.1983  ELIZABETH II FIFTY PENCE 50 (Britannia and the lion)  - Alloy of copper and nickel 1.181 in 0.474 oz Eptagonal Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Pound 1984 D.G.REG.F.D.1984  ELIZABETH II ONE POUND (crowned Thistle, The Badge of the Scotland)  - Alloy of copper zinc and nickel 0.885 in 0.332 oz Reeded "NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT" (it mean: "No-one provokes me with impunity") Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
2 Pence 1989 ELIZABETH II D.G.REG.F.D.1989 TWO PENCE (The 3 Prince of Waless Feathers with the Motto "Ich Dien", that in German mean "I Serve") - Copper 1.019 in 0.252 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Penny 1990 ELIZABETH II D.G.REG.F.D.1990 ONE PENNY 1 - Copper 0.795 in 0.126 oz g Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Pound 1990 ELIZABETH II D.G.REG.F.D.1990 ONE POUND (crowned Thistle, The Badge of the Scotland)  - Alloy of copper zinc and nickel 0.881 in 0.334 oz Reeded "PLEIDIOL WYF I'M GWLAD" (it mean: "True am I to my country") Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
10 Pence 1992 ELIZABETH II D.G.REG.F.D.1992 - TEN PENCE 10 (Lion) - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.960 in 0.230 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
50 Pence 1997 ELIZABETH II D.G.REG.F.D.1997       FIFTY PENCE 50 (Britannia and the lion)  - Alloy of copper and nickel 1.074 in 0.282 oz Eptagonal Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
ENGLISH COINAGE
1 pound = 20 shilling; 1 crown = 5 shilling; 1 halfcrown = 1/2 crown; 1 Florin = 2 shillings; 1 shilling = 12 pence; 1 sixpence = 6 pence
1 penny = 2 half-penny; 1 half-penny = 2 farthing; 1 farthing = 1/4 penny
Since february 15th 1971 (Decimal Day): 1 pound = 100 pence (pence is the plural of penny) * 1 penny = 1/100 pound
Australia   back up on the top
50 Cents 1966 ELIZABETH II - AUSTRALIA - 1966 (Shield with English coat of arms between a Kangaroo and an Ostrich) 50 - Silver 1.236 in 0.466

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20 Cents 1966 ELIZABETH II - AUSTRALIA - 1966 (Platypus in water) 20 Camberra Alloy of copper and nickel 1.122 in 0.396 oz

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10 Cents 1975 ELIZABETH II - AUSTRALIA - 1975 (Lyrebird) 10 - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.925 in 0.196 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
1 Cent 1979 ELIZABETH II - AUSTRALIA - 1979 (Pygmy Gliding Possum) 10 - Copper 0.689 in 0.092 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
2 Cents 1982 ELIZABETH II - AUSTRALIA - 1982 (Frill-necked Lizard) 2 - Copper 0.850 in 0.182 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge

Since the 1966, the Australian Dollar consist of 100 cents. Before the 1966 was in force the English coinage.
The smallest circulating coin is the 5 cents. The one and two cents copper coins was abolished since 1991.

Canada   back up on the top
25 Cents 1955 ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA CANADA - 1955 - 25 cents - Silver 0.937 in 0.202 oz

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1 Cent 1978 ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA 1 CENT 1978 CANADA - Copper 0.748 in 0.112 oz

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1 Cent 1982 ELIZABETH II D.G.REGINA 1 CENT 1982 CANADA - Copper 0.740 in 0.084 oz Smooth Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
The official currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar subdivided in 100 Cents.
Gilbratar   back up on the top
20 Pence 1988 ELIZABETH II GILBRATAR 1988 TWENTY PENCE - Our Lady of Europa - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.842 in 0.174 oz Eptagonal Click to enlarge Click to enlarge

Gilbratar is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom on the southern coast of the Spain nearest to the Africa, in the strait with the same name. Till the 1971 Gilbratar was using the English coinage system that gived  1 pound equal to 20 shilligs and equal to 240 pence . Since the 1971 the sistem is decimalized with one pound = 100 new pence.

Hong Kong   back up on the top
1 Dollar  1974 QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND HONG KONG - 1974 - ONE DOLLAR - Alloy of copper and nickel 1.181 in 0.410 oz

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In the June 30th 1997 the British control period over the colony is expired, and all the territory is returned  under the sovereignty of the People's Republic of China.  Since the 1937, the Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) consist of 100 cents.
New Zealand   back up on the top
5 Cents 1995 ELIZABETH II NEW ZELAND 1995 A Tuatara (sphenodon) on a rock - 5 - Alloy of copper and nickel 0.763 in 0.098 oz Reeded Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
Till the 1967 in New Zeland was in use the Newzeland Pound with a coinage similar to the Eglish system. Since the 1967 the new currency is the New Zeland Dollar  (NZ$) that consist of 100 cents.