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6 Pence - George VI

6 Pence - George VI -  obverse6 Pence - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country British West Africa
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1947
Value 6 Pence = 1/2 Shilling = 1/40 Pound (1/40)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 3.49 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 22
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Portrait of George VI

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

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

Denomination in wreath, date beneath

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
6
PENCE
1943

Edge

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1938  12,144,000 1.83 2.48
1938  Proof
1940  17,829,000 2.34 2.84
1940  Proof
1942  1,600,000 3.97
1943  10,586,000 2.52
1944  1,814,000
1945  4,000,000
1945  Proof
1946  4,000,000
1946  Proof
1947  6,120,000 3.81
1947  Proof

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