Home / General Information / List of Effigies / King George VI of the United Kingdom / Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)

Information about effigy: King George VI of the United Kingdom / Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)

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.
source

Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Jennifer McNair
Notes: Nickel brass.
source
List of 45 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
CountryNameYearMintage
British Honduras One Cent 1937 1937 80,000
Fiji Florin 1937 1937 30,000
Fiji Shilling 1937 1937 40,000
Fiji Sixpence 1937 1937 40,000
Fiji Florin 1938 1938 20,000
Fiji Shilling 1938 1938 40,000
Fiji Sixpence 1938 1938 40,000
British Honduras One Cent 1939 1939 50,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1939 1939 20,000
British Honduras Ten Cents 1939 1939 20,000
Fiji Sixpence 1940 1940 40,000
Fiji Florin 1941 1941 20,000
Fiji Shilling 1941 1941 40,000
Fiji Sixpence 1941 1941 40,000
British Honduras One Cent 1942 1942 50,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1942 1942 30,000
British Honduras Ten Cents 1942 1942 10,000
Fiji Florin 1942 1942 250,000
Fiji Shilling 1942 1942 500,000
Fiji Sixpence 1942 1942 400,000
British Honduras One Cent 1943 1943 100,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1943 1943 40,000
British Honduras Ten Cents 1943 1943 20,000
Fiji Florin 1943 1943 250,000
Fiji Shilling 1943 1943 500,000
Fiji Sixpence 1943 1943 400,000
British Honduras One Cent 1944 1944 100,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1944 1944 40,000
British Honduras Ten Cents 1944 1944 30,000
British Honduras One Cent 1945 1945 130,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1945 1945 65,000
Fiji Florin 1945 1945 100,000
British Honduras Ten Cents 1946 1946 10,000
British Honduras One Cent 1947 1947 100,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1947 1947 40,000
Fiji Threepence 1947 1947 450,000
British Honduras One Cent 1949 1949 100,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1949 1949 40,000
British Honduras One Cent 1950 1950 50,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1950 1950 225,000
Fiji Threepence 1950 1950 450,000
British Honduras One Cent 1951 1951 100,000
British Honduras Five Cents 1952 1952 100,000
British Honduras Twenty Five Cents 1952 1952 75,000
Fiji Threepence 1952 1952 400,000