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3 Pence - George VI

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

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Features

Country British West Africa
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
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1938 H 7,000,000 2.37 2.86
1938 H Proof
1938 KN 9,056,000 2.22 2.66
1938 KN Proof
1939 H 16,500,000 1.96 2.51
1939 H Proof
1939 KN 15,500,000 2.07
1939 KN Proof
1940 H 3,862,000
1940 KN 10,000,000
1941 H 5,032,000 0.99
1943 H 5,106,000
1943 KN 9,502,000
1944 KN 2,536,000
1945 H 998,000
1945 KN 3,000,000
1946 KN 7,488,000
1947 H 10,000,000 2.77
1947 KN 11,248,000 1.40

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.

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