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Coin type: Threepence (Edward VIII)

In 1937, coinage was planned for King Edward VIII but was never issued, as he abdicated before the year ended. Some patterns though exist. Maundy coinage for King Edward VIII was not minted.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofThreepence (Circulating) Sub-types
Face value3 (x Penny)
Year produced1937 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
MaterialSilver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)16 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.4100

Bare head of King Edward VIII facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, the designer's initials H.P. (for [Thomas] Humphrey Paget); around, EDWARDVS VIII D. G. BR: OMN: REX.

Obverse inscriptionEDWARDVS VIII D. G. BR: OMN: REX

Three intertwined rings; around above, FID DEF IND IMP 1937; around below, the denomination THREE PENCE. In tiny letters under the rings, the designer's initials K.G. (for George Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionFID DEF IND IMP 1937 THREE PENCE
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
List of 1 coins of type: Threepence (Edward VIII) from United Kingdom
Threepence 1937 (Silver, Edward VIII) unknown King Edward VIII Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget EDWARDVS VIII D : G : BR : OMN : REX