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3 Pence - George VI without "IND:IMP"

Features

Country Australia
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1949-1952
Value 3 Pence (1/80)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 0.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 44,
  • 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.
Schön# 31
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left

Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX FIDEI DEF.

Translation: George VI by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith

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

The Mintmark PL is found in the ribbon angles, above first E of THREE and first E of PENCE

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
19 49
K G
THREE PENCE

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Plain

Mints

PL Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom
Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)

Comments

PL Mintmark:

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1949  26,400,000 1.89 1.04 1.32 1.32 35% Circulation
1949  0.5% Proof
1950  35,456,000 1.04 1.46 2.06 40% Circulation
1951  15,856,000 1.39 1.29 2.04 1.58 2.15 30% Circulation
1951 PL 40,000,000 1.50 1.06 1.18 1.77 30% Circulation
1951 PL 0.7% Proof
1952  21,560,000 1.32 1.30 2.00 3.54 26% Circulation

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