¼ Penny - George VI SUID AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA

¼ Penny - George VI (SUID AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA) -  obverse¼ Penny - George VI (SUID AFRIKA - SOUTH AFRICA) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer South Africa
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1951-1952
Value 1/4 Penny = 1/48 Shilling = 1/960 Pound (1/960)
Currency Pound (1825-1961)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 20.2 mm
Thickness 1.43 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 03-31-1961
Number N# 8449
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 32.2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Hern# S32-33
Brian Hern, John Bothma, Hercie Peterse; 2017. Hern's Handbook on South African Coins and Patterns 2017/18 (9th edition). Gary Levitan, Ferndale, South Africa.

Obverse

Portrait of George VI, King of United Kingdom, Great Britain, Northern Ireland and other dominions of Commonwealth from 1936 to 1952

Lettering:
GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX
H.P.

Translation: George the Sixth King

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

Cape Sparrows perched on acacia branch within circle, date above and denomination below, legend in English and Afrikaans

Lettering:
SUID-AFRIKA·1952·SOUTH AFRICA
K.G.
1/4D.

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Pretoria, South Africa

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1951  3 509 462 $ 1.16 $ 1.07 22% Hern#S32
1951  2 000 0.9% Hern#S32; Proof
1952  5 244 472 $ 0.79 $ 0.99 $ 1.00 $ 0.59 $ 1.28 86% Hern#S33
1952  15 500 3% Hern#S33; Proof

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