1/12 Shilling - George VI

1/12 Shilling - George VI -  obverse1/12 Shilling - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country Jersey
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1947
Value 1/12 Shilling = 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Pound (1834-1971)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.4 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-27-1971
Number N# 10096
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References KM# 18
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned portrait of King George VI left, legend around

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D·G·BRITT·OMN·REX F·D·IND·IMP:
PM

Translation:
George the Sixth by the Grace of God King of all the Britons Defender of the Faith Emperor of India
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Shield of arms dividing date, legend above, denomination below

Lettering:
·STATES·OF·JERSEY·
19 46
ONE·TWELFTH·OF·A·SHILLING

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The order for the 1937 pence started on November 3, 1937 and was completed on November 17, 1937 at a cost to the Royal Mint of £199/6/10.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  204 000 2.39 2.70 10.82 36%
1937  0.5% Proof
1946  204 000 2.40 2.63 29%
1946  0.8% Proof
1947  444 000 1.35 2.26 2.99 7.52 60%
1947  1.0% Proof

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