3 Pence - George V

Features

Country Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
King George V (1923-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1932-1936
Value 3 Pence (1/80)
Currency Pound (1932-1955)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-01-1965
Number N# 15373
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References KM# 1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 3
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned head of King George V facing left, writing around

Lettering: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR

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

Three spears splitting date, denomination at the top, name around

Lettering:
SOUTHERN 3d RHODESIA
19 35
K G

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1932  688 000 3.26 8.31 34%
1932  0.3% Proof
1934  628 000 2.72 11.02 33%
1934  0.3% Proof
1935  840 000 4.15 4.96 36%
1935  0.3% Proof
1936  1 051 000 3.94 3.56 37%
1936  1.4% Proof

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