|Added by||GEORGE , with updated images by Radu Florin|
|In personal collections||30|
|General Description||Long considered "lucky" coins have been collected and cherished for centuries. To keep or to share , the act of giving the coin spreads happiness and good luck to those who receive them.
You can keep a coin set inside your purse or money bag. It symbolizes a continuous source of income for an individual.
The sixpence is known as a lucky coin and was originally part of the bridal tradition rhyme "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe."
|Obv. Description||A right facing young bust of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. With text just inside a beaded border that reads ELIZABETH II + DEI GRATIA REGINA +|
|Rev. Description||Flora; leek, rose, thistle and shamrock which represent each country that makes up Great Brittain. At the top are the words FID. DEF. At the bottom is the denomination and the date.|
|Mint||England - British Royal Mint|
|Edge Inscription||G - granulat, tip: tresholds|
|Designer||obv. Mary Gillick|
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|VF $0.75 XF $2.50 UNC $10.00 BU $12.50|