Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Mary Gillick.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. DEI. GRATIA. REGINA. F: D: +
Reverse:||Wheat stalks & Ribbon - Design by George Kruger Gray.|
Legend: AUSTRALIA - THREE PENCE - 1963
|Weight:||1.41 grams (21.8 grains).|
|Size:||16.0 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||.500 Silver - 50% Silver, 40% Copper, 5% Zinc and 5% Nickel.|
|Silver Content:||.0226 oz.|
|Mintage:||Circulation: 44,016,000 - Melbourne.|
The collector proof version of the 1963 threepence was released as part of a 4 coin proof set.
Known Varieties & Errors:
||Lightweight - portion of rim missing.|
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