3 Pence - George VI

3 Pence - George VI -  obverse3 Pence - George VI -  reverse

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Issuer Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1942
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 1 June 1965
Number N# 4413
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 16,
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# 15
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.


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


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.


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


Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939  160 000 $ 4.52 19%
1939  0.5% Proof
1940  1 200 000 $ 4.52 $ 5.65 43%
1940  0.5% Proof
1941  600 000 $ 5.65 39%
1941  0.9% Proof
1942  2 000 000 $ 2.59 $ 12 38%
1942  0.9% Proof

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