1965 UNITED KINGDOM 🇬🇧 ONE 1 CROWN Coin, 'CHURCHILL', Elizabeth II, aUNC. A commemorative coin issued in 1965 after the death of Sir Winston Churchill. The obverse feautures a young laureate bust of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, with the ledgend around and the date below. The reverse has a portrait of Sir Winston Churchill in a siren suit facing right. Your set will include a 3 Pence coin struck between 1893-1901, a 3 Pence coin struck between 1911-1920, a Straits Settlement 10 Cent coin struck between 1926 & 1927, a 6 Pence coin struck between 1937-1945, and a commemorative Crown coin struck in 1965 – the first time since the days of Oliver Cromwell more than 300 earlier that an English.
The Winston Churchill crown coin was a commemorative coin issued in 1965.
History & Description
The Churchill commemorative crown coin was issued on March 16th 1965, only seven weeks following the death of Sir Winston Churchill. The coin features the first young portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, designed by Mary Gillick, and on the reverse is a sombre-looking portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, designed by Churchill’s favourite sculptor, Oscar Nemon.
The Churchill crown coin was the first coin issued in the United Kingdom to feature the head of a non-royal on the same coin as a monarch. Since 1965, only three other commemorative coins have had this distinction.
Guide for collectors
Since 1951, British crown coins have been made of copper nickel and as a result do not carry much value. However, the 1965 Churchill crown coin is an extremely popular coin among British coin collectors and therefore prices are slightly higher than usual.
1965 Churchill Coin Composition
In fully uncirculated condition, they may retail for around $5. For example, on September 24th 2011 at McKee Coins, Inc. in Ottumwa, Illinois, an individual 1965 Winston Churchill commemorative crown coin realised a price of $5.
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Notable auction sales
On February 8th 2010 at PBA Galleries in San Francisco, California, a collection of twenty 1965 Winston Churchill commemorative crown coins realised a price of $150.
Churchill Crown 1965
On March 28th 2012, a collection of fifty 1965 Winston Churchill commemorative crown coins was sold on eBay for £24.11.
On March 20th 2012, a collection of twenty-four 1965 Winston Churchill commemorative crown coins was sold on eBay for $40.
On March 4th 2012, a collection of forty 1965 Winston Churchill commemorative crown coins was sold on eBay for $30.