6 Pence - George VI without "IND:IMP"

6 Pence - George VI (without "IND:IMP") -  obverse6 Pence - George VI (without "IND:IMP") -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1952
Value 6 Pence (1/40)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 45
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX FIDEI DEF.
HP

Translation: George VI by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Coat of Arms of Australia

Lettering:
SIXPENCE
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
PL
1951

Engraver: W.H.J. Blakemore

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)
PL Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

Comments

NOTE: different mint letters
PL: London Mint
no mintletter: Melbourne Mint

NOTE: The 1951 Mintmark PL is found underneath the central upward curve of the ribbon, just above the date

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  10,272,000 1.19 2.21 34% Circulation
1951  13,760,000 1.14 1.22 2.18 3.16 2.38 8.81 50% Circulation
1951 PL 20,024,000 2.10 2.80 4.59 45% Circulation
1951 PL 0.4% Proof
1952  2,112,000 2.85 12% Circulation

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