General

Country
United Kingdom Flag: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Denomination
3 pence
Value
0.0125 Pound sterling (GBP)
Dates
AD1954 - 1970

Physical

Shape
Dodecagon (12 straight sides)
Mass
6.80 g
Diameter
21.80 mm
Thickness
2.60 mm
Composition
79% Cu, 20% Zn, 1% Ni
Color
Yellow/Gold Yellow/Gold
Magnetic
No

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Plain/smooth

References

Wikipedia
Threepence (British coin)
Krause
KM# 900
Numista
71
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ruler
Reverse
ruler
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(denomination) Beaufort portcullis (crown and chains) (denomination)
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