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3 Pence - George VI

Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1947-1948
Value 3 Pence (1/80)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 37a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 24a
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left

Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.

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

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

Three Wheat Heads with ribbon

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
19 48
K G
THREE PENCE

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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1947  4,176,000 1.46 3.32
1948  26,208,000 0.72 1.26 2.11

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