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Coin type: Sixpence George VI (First Design, Silver)
Description

Composition: 0.500 silver (0.0452 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofSixpence Sub-types
Face value6 (x Penny)
Years produced1937 - 1946 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

Bare head of King George VI facing left; below neck in small letters, HP (for Thomas Humphrey Paget); around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX.

Obverse inscriptionGEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Reverse

Crowned royal cypher GRI (for GEORGIVS REX IMPERATOR - George King and Emperor) dividing the date; around above, FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below, SIXPENCE. Below the monogram in small letters, designer's initials KG (for George Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscriptionFID: DEF: IND: IMP: [year] SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
List of 10 coins of type: Sixpence George VI (First Design, Silver) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Sixpence 1937 22,328,926 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1938 13,402,701 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1939 28,670,304 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1940 20,875,196 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1941 23,086,616 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1942 44,942,785 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1943 46,927,111 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1944 37,952,600 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1945 39,939,259 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1946 43,466,407 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
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