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Coin type: Threepence (Oak Sprigs)
Description

There were two forms of threepence, the currency issue and a special piece for the Maundy Thursday ceremonies. Until 1927, they were virtually identical. Starting in 1927, a new design was developed for the circulating coins while the Maundy coins continued the traditional numeral 3 reverse.

Composition: 0.500 silver (0.0227 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofThreepence (Circulating) Sub-types
Face value3 (x Penny)
Years produced1921 - 1926 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.500 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.4100
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription

GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:

Reverse

Three sprigs of oak intertwined ending with three acorns; in the centre, a tiny letter G; around above, THREE PENCE; around below, the date.

Reverse inscription

THREE PENCE [year]

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Threepence (Oak Sprigs): Photos

Coin - Threepence, George V, Great Britain, 1928
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Coin - Threepence, George V, Great Britain, 1928
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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List of 9 coins of type: Threepence (Oak Sprigs) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Threepence 1927 (Circulating, proof only) 15,022 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1928 (Circulating) 1,302,106 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1930 (Circulating) 1,319,412 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1931 (Circulating) 6,251,936 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1932 (Circulating) 5,887,325 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1933 (Circulating) 5,578,541 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1934 (Circulating) 7,405,954 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1935 (Circulating) 7,027,654 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Threepence 1936 (Circulating) 3,238,670 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP: