Detailed information about coin type: Threepence (Edward VIII) from United Kingdom:
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.
|Country||United Kingdom||Currency||Pound Sterling (pre-decimal)|
|Sub-type of||Threepence (Circulating)||Sub-types|
|Face value||3 (x Penny)|
|Year produced||1937||Current||No (demonetised 1971)|
|Material||Silver||Designer||George Kruger Gray|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||16||Thickness (mm)|
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.
EDWARDVS 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).
FID DEF IND IMP 1937 THREE PENCE
|Threepence 1937 (Silver, Edward VIII)||unknown||King Edward VIII||Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget||EDWARDVS VIII D. G. BR: OMN: REX|