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6 Pence - Victoria 3rd portrait

6 Pence - Victoria (3rd portrait) -  obverse6 Pence - Victoria (3rd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1893-1901
Value 6 Pence = 1/2 Shilling (1/40)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 779,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# 3941
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Obverse

Older diademed and veiled bust ('Old Head') of Queen Victoria left, legend around.

Lettering:
VICTORIA·DEI·GRA·BRITT·REGINA·FID·DEF·IND·IMP·
T.B.

Translation: Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith Empress of India

Engraver: Thomas Brock

Sir Thomas Brock KCB RA was an English sculptor, whose works include the monument to Queen Victoria in front of Buckingham Palace.

Reverse

Crowned denomination within wreath, date below.

Lettering:
SIX
PENCE
-·-
1893

Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 1/11 troy ounce (43.6 grains).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1893  7,010,000 17%
1893  1,300 0.6% Proof
1894  3,467,700 8%
1895  7,024,600 13%
1896  6,651,600 4.34 5.71 18%
1897  5,031,400 6.14 15%
1898  5,914,100 16%
1899  7,996,800 5.70 17%
1900  8,984,300 4.89 6.27 23%
1901  5,108,700 6.29 18%

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