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6 Pence - George VI

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

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Features

Country Australia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1945
Value 6 Pence (1/40)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 2.82 g
Diameter 19.50 mm
Thickness 1.29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 38,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 25
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.
HP

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

National arms

Lettering:
SIXPENCE
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA
D
1942

Engraver: W.H.J.Blakemore

Edge

Milled

Comments


NOTE: different mint letters
S: US San Francisco Mint
D: US Denver Mint
no mintletter: Melbourne Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  2,864,000 3.32 13%
1938  250 0.16% Proof
1939  1,600,000 7%
1940  1,600,000 1.61 10%
1941  2,912,000 1.48 11%
1942  8,968,000 1.89 1.89 22%
1942 D 12,000,000 1.92 2.24 2.90 3.46 39%
1942 S 4,000,000 2.49 2.90 14%
1943 D 8,000,000 0.96 2.08 3.21 3.60 16.36 33%
1943 S 4,000,000 2.62 2.75 14%
1944 S 4,000,000 1.80 10%
1945  10,096,000 1.63 2.77 15%

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