Elizabeth II, New York Commemorative Crown, 1960 Prooflike

Issued in 1960 to commemorate the New York World's Fair. A small percentage were struck in Prooflike Uncirculated.
Availability: In stock
SKU: CLA4615
£32.50

In 1960 the Royal Mint issued a Crown to honour the New York World’s Fair. We have always thought that some of the coins were actually struck in New York but we have been told that this is not the case and they were all were struck in this country.
What we do know is that a very small number of the 1960 crowns were struck in Prooflike Uncirculated condition, rather than in the normal matt Uncirculated. These Prooflike Crowns are difficult to get and it has taken us sometime to put this little group together.
On the obverse you have H. M. Queen Elizabeth II and on the reverse you have four shields of arms. According to Krause less than 7% of the coins struck were in Prooflike Uncirculated condition.
Get them while our small supply lasts, we don’t know anyone who has any quantity of these available.

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