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Coin type: Sixpence Oak Leaves
Description

Composition: 0.500 silver (0.0452 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofSixpence Sub-types
Face value6 (x Penny)
Years produced1927 - 1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

Bare head of King George V facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (for Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:.

Obverse inscriptionGEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Reverse

Three sprigs of oak intertwined ending with six acorns; around above, SIXPENCE; around below, A [year] D.

In small letters in the centre, designer's initials KG (for George Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionSIXPENCE A [year] D
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Sixpence Oak Leaves: Photos

Proof Coin - Sixpence, George V, Great Britain, 1928
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Proof Coin - Sixpence, George V, Great Britain, 1928
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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List of 10 coins of type: Sixpence Oak Leaves from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Sixpence 1927 Oak Leaves (Proof only) 15,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1928 23,123,384 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1929 28,319,326 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1930 16,990,289 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1931 16,873,268 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1932 9,406,117 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1933 22,185,083 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1934 9,304,009 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1935 13,995,621 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Sixpence 1936 24,380,171 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP: