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6 Pence - George VI

6 Pence - George VI -  obverse 6 Pence - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country Southern Rhodesia
(Zimbabwe)
Type Common coin
Years 1944-1946
Value 6 Pence (1/40 RHSP)
Metal Silver (.500)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19.37 mm
Thickness 1.22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-06-1965
References KM# 17a, Schön# 16a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Portrait of George VI, King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 to 1952.

Lettering: GEORGE VI 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

Two axes crossed splitting date, denomination below, name around

Lettering:
KG
SOUTHERN RHODESIA
1944
6 PENCE

Engraver: George Edward 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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1944  800,000
1945  400,000
1945  Proof
1946  1,600,000
1946  Proof

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