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PersonKing George VI of the United Kingdom
Year1937
Description

This effigy by Percy Metcalfe was used on the coins of some British colonies and Commonwealth countries but not in the United Kingdom itself.

Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head): Photos

Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), Fiji, 1937
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Jennifer McNair
Notes: Silver.
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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Jennifer McNair
Notes: Nickel brass.
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List of 82 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
CountryNameYearMintageLegend
British Honduras One Cent 1937 1937 80,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Fiji Florin 1937 1937 30,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1937 1937 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1937 1937 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British West Africa Threepence 1938 1938 16,056,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1938 1938 12,114,473 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1938 1938 57,806,287 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Two Shillings 1938 1938 59,852,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Florin 1938 1938 20,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1938 1938 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1938 1938 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British Honduras One Cent 1939 1939 50,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Five Cents 1939 1939 20,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Ten Cents 1939 1939 20,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Threepence 1939 1939 33,000,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1939 1939 55,471,675 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Two Shillings 1939 1939 12,000,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Threepence 1940 1940 11,496,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1940 1940 17,829,069 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1940 1940 40,311,060 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Sixpence 1940 1940 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British West Africa Threepence 1941 1941 5,032,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Florin 1941 1941 20,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1941 1941 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1941 1941 40,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British Honduras One Cent 1942 1942 50,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Five Cents 1942 1942 30,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Ten Cents 1942 1942 10,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Sixpence 1942 1942 1,600,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1942 1942 42,000,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Two Shillings 1942 1942 10,000,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Florin 1942 1942 250,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1942 1942 500,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1942 1942 400,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British Honduras One Cent 1943 1943 100,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Five Cents 1943 1943 40,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Ten Cents 1943 1943 20,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Threepence 1943 1943 14,608,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1943 1943 10,586,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1943 1943 133,600,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Florin 1943 1943 250,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1943 1943 500,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1943 1943 400,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British Honduras One Cent 1944 1944 100,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Five Cents 1944 1944 40,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Ten Cents 1944 1944 30,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Threepence 1944 1944 2,536,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1944 1944 1,814,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British Honduras One Cent 1945 1945 130,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Five Cents 1945 1945 65,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Threepence 1945 1945 3,998,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1945 1945 4,000,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1945 1945 31,994,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Florin 1945 1945 100,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British Honduras Ten Cents 1946 1946 10,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Threepence 1946 1946 7,488,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1946 1946 4,000,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1946 1946 37,349,770 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Two Shillings 1946 1946 16,042,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British Honduras One Cent 1947 1947 100,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British Honduras Five Cents 1947 1947 40,000 GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
British West Africa Threepence 1947 1947 21,248,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Sixpence 1947 1947 6,120,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Shilling 1947 1947 119,584,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
British West Africa Two Shillings 1947 1947 8,958,000 GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP:
Fiji Threepence 1947 1947 450,000 GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
British Honduras One Cent 1949 1949 100,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British Honduras Five Cents 1949 1949 40,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British West Africa Shilling 1949 1949 90,016,000 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: +
British West Africa Two Shillings 1949 1949 15,076,000 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID DEF +
British Honduras One Cent 1950 1950 50,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British Honduras Five Cents 1950 1950 225,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Fiji Threepence 1950 1950 450,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British Honduras One Cent 1951 1951 100,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British West Africa Shilling 1951 1951 62,178,142 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: +
British West Africa Two Shillings 1951 1951 6,566,000 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID DEF +
British Honduras Five Cents 1952 1952 100,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British Honduras Twenty Five Cents 1952 1952 75,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
British West Africa Sixpence 1952 1952 2,544,000 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: +
British West Africa Shilling 1952 1952 184,402,545 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: +
British West Africa Two Shillings 1952 1952 5,646,000 GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID DEF +
Fiji Threepence 1952 1952 400,000 KING GEORGE THE SIXTH