Menu

1/12 Shilling - George VI Liberation

1/12 Shilling - George VI (Liberation) -  obverse 1/12 Shilling - George VI (Liberation) -  reverse

© Monéphil

Features

Country Jersey
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1945
Value 1/12 Shilling = 1 Penny (1/240)
Metal Bronze
Weight 9.59 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-27-1971
References KM# 19
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Liberation of Jersey 1945

Obverse

Crowned portrait of King George VI left, legend around

Lettering: + GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA:BRITT.OMN:REX FID:DEF:

Translation: George the Sixth by the Grace of God King of all the Britons Defender of the Faith

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

Shield of arms dividing date, legend above, denomination below

Lettering:
ISLAND·OF·JERSEY
ONE TWELFTH OF A SHILLING
·LIBERATED 1945·

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This commemorative issue owes its existence to Mr. J. Wilfrid du Pre of the Societe Jersiaise.  In 1949, the coins were first minted for the anniversary of the Liberation of the Island from the German Occupation on May 8, 1945.  Coins were also minted in 1950 and 1952.

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1945  1,200,000 1.36 1.71 2.96
1945  Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: Leitwolf, tony_k_1965, Maurits, tuojau, loruca, gringo.l, tixnolog, Stocker1313, Don Evans, mahxirb, Chasinva69, vasyli, numis27, Numis545, numislego, Philippian, cyprusalexander, Purnac, yarik, Roibizou, gmorg, smy77, Gerreke, mic29, liege_numismatique, hugman_2000, Victor (Ukraine), mirkos, Billmci, casteller, tappanee, mitino, periquin, lumome, Ninebobnote, superman43, timlang2, coinsmor

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×168)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×11)
Country: Switzerland
Languages : English Afrikaans Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×40)
Country: Lithuania
Languages : English Lithuanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×9)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: none
Country: Ukraine
Languages : English Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×61)
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×77)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×159)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×76)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×15)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×112)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Greek Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×59)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×168)
Country: Ukraine
Languages : English German Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×55)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×280)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×236)
Country: Luxembourg
Languages : French German English Luxembourgish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×273)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×9)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×271)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×123)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×74)
Country: Ukraine
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×144)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages :
English Czech Greek Hungarian Polish Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×103)
Country: Andorra
Languages : French Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×253)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×7)
Country: Spain
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×32)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×81)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech German Russian Slovak
Feedback: none
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×332)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 12 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Jersey

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
1/12 Shilling - George VI (Liberation)