3 Pence - George VI

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

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Features

Country Southern Rhodesia
(Zimbabwe)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
Value 3 Pence (1/80)
Currency Pound (1932-1955)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-01-1965
References KM# 20,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 22
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The crowned portrait of George VI, King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 to 1952

Lettering:
KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
PM

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

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

Lettering:
SOUTHERN 3d RHODESIA
1952
KG

Translation:
SOUTHERN 3 PENCE RHODESIA
1952
KG

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

The pence is represented with a "d" after the Roman denomination "Denarius".

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  2,000,000 2.14 21%
1948  0.5% Proof
1949  4,000,000 2.42 3.62 36%
1949  1.0% Proof
1951  5,600,000 2.42 3.62 1.61 41%
1951  0.9% Proof
1952  4,800,000 2.66 6.10 39%
1952  1.1% Proof

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