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3 Pence - George VI

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

© A. KOIFMAN JR.

Features

Country British West Africa
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1947
Value 3 Pence (1/80)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.1 g
Diameter 21.45 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 21
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Crowned portrait facing left, lettering around outside

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D·G·BRITT·OMN·REX·F·D·IND·IMP:
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

Value within central wreath, lettering around outside, date below
NOTE: Mintmark is below wreath and above date

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
3
PENCE
KN
1938

Edge

Security edge

3 Pence - George VI -  obverse

© ZacUK

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938 H 7,000,000 1.42 2.23 3.54 19%
1938 H 0.5% Proof
1938 KN 9,056,000 2.36 2.95 21%
1938 KN 0.7% Proof
1939 H 16,500,000 1.62 2.85 24%
1939 H 0.7% Proof
1939 KN 15,500,000 1.98 19%
1939 KN 0.3% Proof
1940 H 3,862,000 9%
1940 KN 10,000,000 2.02 13%
1941 H 5,032,000 1.05 6%
1943 H 5,106,000 4%
1943 KN 9,502,000 8%
1944 KN 2,536,000 4%
1945 H 998,000 2%
1945 KN 3,000,000 4%
1946 KN 7,488,000 2.06 4.00 10%
1947 H 10,000,000 1.18 10%
1947 KN 11,248,000 1.49 6%

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. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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