1953 GB & Northern Ireland bronze penny

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Northern Ireland Bronze Pennies of Elizabeth II

Background: Although British trade & commerce were deemed not to need any more pennies in 1953, over 1.3 million of them were minted to satisfy the public demand for a souvenir of their new Queen, i.e. if it were not for the new sovereign, no bronze pennies would have been minted in 1953. In fact,…