What are Elizabeth II coins?

Answer

Queen Elizabeth II coins are British pennies or one-pence coins. They have been in circulation since the 20th century and have been issued in various forms.

Although the British government has issued many coins with the head of Queen Elizabeth II on them, the most commonly referred to Queen Elizabeth II coin is the pence. Other coins bearing the Queen include the pound and the sixpence. Australia, Canada, Scotland and Ireland have also had coins with the head of Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II coins are not rare. These are fairly common coins that can still be used as legal tender in the United Kingdom, despite the use of the Euro. Since the year 1985, they have not appreciated much in value and can generally be redeemed at face value.

Q&A Related to "What are Elizabeth II coins?"
Queen Elizabeth II appears on all British coins since 1953, and many of the coins of the 50 plus Commonwealth countries. Queen Elizabeth II is also the nominal or titular head of
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_coin_is_Queen_Eliza...
Queen Elizabeth II is the current reigning Queen if England. She is the daughter of the late Prince Albert and his wife Elizabeth. She was born in 1926.
http://www.ask.com/web-answers/Society/History/who...
Canada's head of state is her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, simply known
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-is-queen-elizab...
The Queen was born April 21, 1926; she is thus 85 years young (and looking quite well for her years).
http://www.quora.com/How-old-is-Queen-Elizabeth-II...
Explore this Topic
As of 2014, a 1975 Canadian 25 cent coin with Elizabeth II on the front is only worth face value unless it's in nearly perfect uncirculated condition. The coin ...
The 1965, Elizabeth ll Dei Gratia Regina FD, is actually only worth about a dollar. Experts classify this coin as a novelty item. The coin is not silver and does ...
The front of the Australian 50-cent coin features the profile of Elizabeth II. The back has gone through a number of design changes since first being introduced ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com