The 1953 UK farthing obverse features the laureate bust of the young Queen Elizabeth II facing left, with the surrounding legend:
‘+ ELIZABETH II DEI GRA:BRITT:OMN:REGINA F:D:’
The reverse shows a wren, (a small native bird of Europe – Eurasian Wren), facing left.
Mint Mark, 2B variety.
The date is above the main design, and the word ‘FARTHING’ below.
‘+’ lines up in between denticals (obverse 2)
‘I’ in ‘FARTHING lines up with dentical (reverse B)