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1965 Winston Churchill Token

Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
15995 $1.00 9 $11.00

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Following the death of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874 -1965), a commemorative crown (token) was issued in his honour and memory. With the issue of the 1965 Commemorative crown, he became the first commoner to be portrayed on a British coin. This was a verypopular coin issue at the time, and over 9 million were issued.

Obverse: The first (young) portrait of the Queen facing right,designed by Mary Gillick. Incription reads: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIAREGINA F D 1965

Reverse: A sombre-looking portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, in asiren suit. Single inscription: CHURCHILL